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Ph.D. in Business Admin. (Information Systems Concentration), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), 2022
Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), 2015
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana, 2007

Daniel N. Treku teaches blockchain-related courses, business intelligence, and data science at the Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. His ongoing research lies at the intersection of network technologies (such as blockchain technology), digital platforms, data analytics, and fintech (AI-, cryptocurrency- and NFT-related, and ESG). Mainly, his research utilizes conceptual and empirical approaches toward broader aims of financial inclusivity and social good. He has multiple book chapters, IS conference proceedings, and publications in journals such as the International Journal of Information Management and Finance Research Letters.

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 2: Zero Hunger - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

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SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being

SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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SDG 4: Quality Education

SDG 4: Quality Education - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

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SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

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SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

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SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities - Reduce inequality within and among countries

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SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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Scholarly Work

Professor Treku's research is at the intersection of blockchain technology, data analytics, AI, and Fintech for social good, and financial inclusivity and organizational transformation.

Featured works:

Treku, Daniel N.; Wang, Bin; Escobari, Diego; and Oraby, Tamer, "Cryptocurrency Market: The Interplay Between Microblog Dynamic Opinion Leader Sentiments and Bitcoin Pricing" (2023). AMCIS 2023 Proceedings. 16.

Ayaburi, E. W., & Treku, D. N. (2020). Effect of penitence on social media trust and privacy concerns: The case of Facebook. International Journal of Information Management, 50, 171–181.

Treku, D. N., & Sun, J. (2019). Adaptive Workflow Design Based on Blockchain. In B. Tulu, S. Djamasbi, & G. Leroy (Eds.), Extending the Boundaries of Design Science Theory and Practice (pp. 284–299). Springer International Publishing.

Treku, D. N., & Wiredu, G. O. (2018). Information Systems Implementation and Structural Adaptation in Government-Business Inter-organization. In R. Lamboglia, A. Cardoni, R. P. Dameri, & D. Mancini (Eds.), Network, Smart and Open (pp. 21–41). Springer International Publishing.


Professional Highlights & Honors
Journal Reviewer Board Member, 2021
BDCC: Big Data and Cognitive Computing