Ahmed Gomaa

Dr. Ahmed Gomaa

Ahmed Gomaa is an Associate Professor of operations and information management at the Kania School of Management. His research interest is toward using information systems in different domains to theoretically and practically solve existing data management problems. His publications are in the areas of entrepreneurship, health informatics, blockchain, sentiment analysis, accounting information systems, and security. Ahmed's work is cited in granted patents to companies including IBM, British Telecom, Deloitte, Intel, Microsoft, and SAP, to name a few.  Prior to joining Academia, He founded iMediaStreams, a technology company using sentiment analysis for online marketing. As a Forty under 40 NJ Business Journal Award winner, NSF SBIR/STTR reviewer, and an NSF I-Corps mentor, he works closely with the industry. He currently serves as the Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Scranton. He uses ScrantonCoin and The Wayne House as tools to foster learning by doing and to promote the University values in a controlled ecosystem running on the blockchain. Ahmed earned his MBA and Ph.D. in Information Technology from Rutgers University, NJ. He earned his M.Sc and B.Sc in Accounting from Alexandria University, Egypt. (resume)