Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, and he is currently serving as the Guest Editor for Social Business at MIT-Sloan Management Review. His research interests include exploring the role of information systems in social networks, organizational applications and implications of social media, and the use of IT in healthcare organizations. He has been teaching about and with social media since 2006, and he has twice been nominated by Boston College as the US Professor of the Year. His published research has appeared or is forthcoming in such academic journals as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Management Science, Organization Science, Marketing Science, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, MIT-Sloan Management Review and Harvard Business Review, among others. Dr. Kane has received grants from the National Science Foundation (CAREER) and from the US Army for his research on social media. He is currently on the editorial boards of MISQ and MISQ Executive. Dr. Kane received his Ph.D. from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University, and his M.B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University.
- Emory UniversityBusiness, 2002 - 2006
- Furman1990 - 1994
- Georgia State UniversityComputer Information Systems, 1998 - 2002