RAYMOND Y.K. LAU is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems at City University of Hong Kong. He has worked at the academia and the ICT industry for thirty years. He is the author of more than 200 refereed international journals and conference papers. His research work has been published in renowned journals such as MIS Quarterly, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Intelligent Systems, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Production and Operations Management, Journal of MIS, etc. His research interests include Financial Technology (FinTech), Social Media Analytics, Big Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Business. He served at the editorial board of the special issue "Fintech – Innovating the Financial Industry Through Emerging Information Technologies" for Information Systems Research, and the editorial board of the special issue "Big Data and Analytics in Networked Business" for MISQ. He is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM, respectively.