Mingdi Xin

Mingdi Xin

Associate Professor
Information Systems

SB1 3223



Doctoral degree in Information Systems, New York University Stern School of Business
Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences from Peking University, China

Research Interest

Pricing and product strategies for digital goods and services

IT investment strategies and their competitive implications

IT workers’ compensation structure

Online consumer product search behavior

Mingdi Xin is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. Her research focuses on business strategies for technology companies, and on evaluating risky IT investment and its competitive implications. She has studied product design and pricing strategies for technology products, and vendor strategies when technology adoption requires a complex and uncertain learning process by customers. She has also examined firms’ IT investment strategies and the role of investment risk in affecting firms’ performance and competitive position.

Dr. Xin has published in top management journals such as Management Science, Information Systems Research, and MIS Quarterly. She is a recipient of the NET Institute Research Grant, IBM SUR Fellowship, and SAP Research Grant. Her research has been cited by Harvard Business Review and Cutter Consortium. She serves as an Associate Editor (AE) at Information Systems Research and a guest AE at Management Science.

She received a Ph.D. in Information Systems from New York University’s Stern School of Business.