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Oklahoma State University



Department of Management Science & Information Systems
Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business

STILLWATER, OK 74078-4011
Phone: 405-744-9730


  • Ph D, University of North Texas, Information Systems, 2018
  • MS, University of Texas at Dallas, Systems Engineering and Management, 2014
  • BS, Enugu State University, Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, 1995


  • Obi Ogbanufe and Natalie Gerhart. "Smartwatch Identity as a Mediating Influence on the Effects of Benefits and Risks on Innovative Individual Performance". Information Systems Journal (Forthcoming).
  • Obi Ogbanufe, C. Dinulescu, X. Liu, and C. Kucuk. (2019). "It’s in the Cloud: Theorizing Context -Specific Factors Influencing the Perception and Use of Mobile Cloud Storage". The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (Forthcoming).
  • Obi Ogbanufe. (2019). "Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter, 2nd Edition". iUniverse.
  • Obi Ogbanufe and D. J. Kim. (2018). "Just how risky is it anyway? The Role of Risk Perception and Trust on Click-through Intention". Information Systems Management. (35), 3, 182-200.
  • Obi Ogbanufe and N. Gerhart. (2018). "Watch It! Factors Driving Continued Feature Use of the Smartwatch". International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction . (34), 11, 999-1014.
  • Obi Ogbanufe and Dan Kim. (2018). "Comparing fingerprint-based biometrics authentication versus traditional authentication methods for e-payment". Decision Support Systems. (106), 1-14.

Awards and Honors

  • Listed Best Reviewer - AMCIS 2019 (2019)
  • Business Computer Information Systems Ph.D. Scholar Award (2017)
  • Outstanding Research Award (2017)
  • President’s Award (2004)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business, August 2018
  • Department of Health and Human Services, IT Security Specialist (Intern), May 2016 - August 2016
  • Department of Health and Human Services, IT Security Specialist (Intern), June 2015 - August 2015
  • Medsynergies, IT Service Executive, November 2011 - August 2014
  • Indigomark, Product Manager/Principal, 2006 - 2011
  •, SQL Server Database Engineer, 2003 - 2006