Gongtai is a postdoctoral researcher at UQ Business School, University of Queensland, Australia. His current research project is on digital healthcare transformation. He earned his PhD at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom. His research focuses on digital innovation, including design thinking and doing in the digital age, IT governance of digital transformation, and AI for business.
Gongtai is an academic member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), and Product Development and Management Association (PDMA). His research has been published in proceedings of flagship IS conferences. In two of his ICIS 2020 papers, one won the Best Short Paper Award, the other was a Best Short Paper Nominee. He also has a complete paper listed among the four 2016 ECIS Best Paper Award Runners-Up. He regularly reviews for top IS journals and conferences and is serving as an Associate Editor for ICIS 2020.