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Dr. Conrad Francis

Dr. Conrad Francis
Title:
Professor
Office:
Remote
Phone:
407.830.5723
Bio:

Education:
MBA Management Information Systems, 2001, Florida Institute of Technology
DBA Finance, 2005, Nova Southeastern University
DBA(ABD) Information Technology, 2005, Nova Southeastern University

Bio:
Dr. Francis career spans 42 years of international experience in Block Chain, Crypto Currency manipulation and management, Finance, Management, Managerial Accounting, international Finance, Management Information Systems, Network Design, Network Security, Systems Analysis, Telecommunication & Data Networks, Enterprise Architecture, Decision Support Systems, IS Strategy, AI/Expert Systems, Software Development, Database Management, Human Factors and Microcomputer/End User Computing. Operations Management, Engineering, Marketing and Finance and Blockchain Development. 
Some of his experience covers various industries and includes standards testing, wood and wood products manufacturing, contracting engineering, engineering consulting, and service management. Corporate involvement included Braemore Engineering Services and ServiceMaster. 
He joined Braemore in 1985 as technical manager and had overall operational control of engineering contracting and consulting and was promoted to general manager. In 1989 He joined Servicemaster and eventually held the position of president of the company. His accomplishments include, improved employee retention, increased productivity growth, increased customer satisfaction, and the creation of a new division for the marketing of new services to the clinical manufacturing industry.

Publications/Presentations/Lectures:
Francis, C; Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C (2020). “The Flow of Remittances and It’s Intended And Unintended Consequences To Economies, Markets Throughout the World”. Presented at International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando January 2020.

Francis, C. (2020).  “The Apical Meristem of Financial Institutions Sustenance and Financial Growth”. Presented at International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando January 2020,

Ogungbure, A; Francis, C; Chekwa, C; (2020). Online Influencers: An Examination of How Online Influencers Motivate Their Followers To Listen and Follow Them. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando, Florida, January 2020.

Francis, C (2020). Data Science and its use in Artificial Intelligence a Case  Study. Presented at Academic Oasis Conference, held in Key West, FL January, 3 – 6, 2020

Ogungbure, A; Francis, C; Chekwa, C; (2020). Exploring the buying, having, and being of the consumers at the bottom of the pyramid. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Dallas, Texas, April 2020.

Ogunbure, A; Francis, C; Chekwa, C; (2020). The Changing Consumer Behavior Post COVID-19: A New Normal or a Temporary Fad. Presented at MTMI Globalization and Competitiveness in Business and technology Virtual Conference, September 11 – 12, 2020.

Ogungbure, A; Francis, C; Chekwa, C; (2021). Embracing the digital marketing world: How Marketing curriculum is responding or not responding to the digital world! Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando, Florida, January 2021.

Francis, C; Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C; (2021). The Financial and Economic Effects of the coronavirus. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando, Florida, January 2021.

Ogungbure, A; Francis, C; Chekwa, C; (2021). Embracing the digital marketing world: How Marketing curriculum is responding or not responding to the digital world! Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando, Florida, January 2021.

Francis, C; Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C; (2021). The Financial and Economic Effects of the coronavirus. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Orlando, Florida, January 2021.

Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C; Hunter, D; Francis, C; (2021). Conceptualizing the changes in consumer behavior post covid-19 pandemic. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Dallas, Texas, July 2021.
 
Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C; Adeogun, J; Moten Jr, J; Francis, C; (2021). The Post Covid-19 World and the Next Normal in Consumer Behavior. Presented at International Academy Of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) conference held in Dallas, Texas, July 2021.

Ogungbure, A; Chekwa, C; Francis, C; (2021).  Exploring the dynamics of purchasing behavior of the growing Middle of the Pyramid consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Presented at The Institute for Global Business Research, July 27, 2021.

 

Faculty Expertise:
Finance, Management, Blockchain