Ali Ahmed is a Ph.D. candidate in the Management Information Systems program in the Manning School of Business. His research interests focus on organizational issues at the intersection of information technology and business risk management. He has worked on crowdsourced vulnerability discovery, platform economy, health portals, and online reputation systems. He has publications in the proceedings of the various premier information systems conferences, including CIST, DRW, AMCIS, HICSS, and DSI. Ali received a BS degree in Actuarial Sciences & Risk Management from the University of Karachi, an MS degree in Training & Human Resource Development from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, and an MS degree in Information Systems with a specialization in Data Management from Dakota State University.