Dr Mahfuz Ashraf draws on a diverse expertise to address socio-business problems at the intersection of Information Communication Technology (ICT) adoption and its impact on socio-economic development in resource poor settings e.g. rural/urban and indigenous communities. Dr Ashraf’s works have been recognised at Singapore Internet Research Centre, Singapore and International Development Research Centre, Canada, UNESCO Chair in ICT for Development and Research Division, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and Government of Bangladesh. He has published a good number of research articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, edited books and has presented many papers in international conferences. He holds a Doctorate degree in the areas of ICT for Development and a Masters degree in information systems management from the University of South Australia, Australia and the London South Bank University, UK.