Jie Ren is an assistant professor in the information systems area at Gabelli School of Business. She received her PhD in information management from Stevens Institute of Technology, and she earned her MS in management science and engineering and her BS in e-business from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.
Professor Ren's research focuses on online collective behaviors. She is interested in understanding the business impact of these behaviors, especially in the field of marketing and innovation. She currently studies social media, crowdsourcing and open innovation.