Zhi Li

Assistant Professor

Academic Division: TOIM


Dr. Zhi Li joins the Technology, Operation and Information Management Division at Babson College in the fall of 2014 as Assistant Professor of Information Technology Management. Zhi’s research and teaching interests are at the intersection of economics and information technology. He uses analytical modeling, econometrics, financial theories and data mining techniques to explore individual and organizational decision-making mechanism in different IT contexts. His doctoral dissertation and continuing research study the economic issues in cloud computing, crowdfunding market and big data. At Babson College, Dr. Li teaches courses including Web Technologies, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Prior to Babson, he taught several courses at the University of Florida, including Business System Design and Applications, Business Systems I and II.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Florida
  • BS, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Academic Interests

Information Systems; Information Technology Strategy; Data Mining


Degree Courses 2016-2017


Degree Courses 2015-2016


Journal Articles

  • Marston, S., Li, Z., Bandyopadhyay, S., Zhang, J., Ghalsasi, A. (2011). Cloud Computing - The Business Perspective. Decision Support Systems