Wilfrid Fong

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Wilfrid Fong



Wilfred Fong was Chief Information Officer and Director of IT & Digital Learning, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies He is a former President of the Chinese American Librarians Association (1995) and Executive Editor of the Journal of Library and Information Science from 1995-2007. He was also Editor of the Asian Pacific Asian Librarians Association (APALA) Newsletter.

A Founding Faculty and the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business and Information Technology at University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Wilfred Fong joined the University in 2003. He helped build the Business and IT programs, and developed the first graduate program in IT security, as well as the inaugural Hong Kong Study Abroad Program at UOIT.

Previously, he was the Assistant Dean of the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and initiated a distance education program that was ranked as one of the ten best web-based programs in 2001 by the US News and World Report. CIO Fong has developed and taught courses in information technology and leadership, as well as management. He has been a visiting professor at various universities including Hong Kong, Mexico, Egypt, Kuwait, Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia and is the author of two books and extensive journal articles. [1]

He was the Conference Co-Chair of the 6th International Conference on Hybrid Learning 2013.