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About Richard Boateng PhD

Dr. Richard Boateng is a technology researcher who focuses on developing, promoting and protecting ideas and concepts into sustainable projects of commercial value and development impacts. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of PearlRichards Foundation, Ghana ( and the African Institute of Development Informatics and Policy ( He is Director of Research for the International Center for Information Technology and Development, Southern University, USA ( His research experience covers cyber crime, electronic business, technology curriculum development, ICT and development, and ICT and health care at the national, industrial, organizational and community level. Since 2006, Richard has published more than 30 articles in international journals, refereed conferences and book chapters. The journal outlets include Internet Research, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, and Third World Quarterly.
Richard’s electronic business projects include VIVA Africa Multimedia, An Internet Television for Africa (; Africa Digital Week ( and PC Tech Magazine, A Contemporary Technology Magazine for Africa ( He can be reached by


Present Faculty Member, University of Ghana

Electronic Business (2)

Organizational Learning and KM (1)

ICT for Development (3)