Dr William Yeoh is the Director of Australia’s first IBM Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics at Deakin University. He is a leading researcher in Business Intelligence and Analytics field. He has published over 70 refereed articles in high-tier journals and the top five Information Systems conferences. He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research. He was also a recipient of Deakin’s Vice-Chancellor Award, and two-time recipient of the internationally-competitive IBM Faculty Award. Moreover, his mentored team was crowned the World Champion at the 2016 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition held in Las Vegas.