David Gefen is a Professor of MIS and the Provost Distinguished Research Professor at Drexel University, Philadelphia USA. He teaches management and outsourcing of information systems, and data analytics. Professor Gefen has authored some of the most cited papers in MIS on trust management in information systems, ecommerce and online markets management. His research findings have been published in some of the leading journals, including MISQ, ISR, IEEE TEM, JMIS, and Omega. Professor Gefen is an author of textbooks on VB.NET Programming and Outsourcing and a book on the Art of IS Outsourcing. Professor Gefen was a senior editor at MISQ and is on the editorial board of JMIS.