M. Sirajul Islam is an Assistant Professor at the School of Business of Orebro University, Sweden. He received his PhD and MSc in Informatics from the Informatics department of Orebro University. He is the recipient of the Bo¨rje Langefors best doctoral dissertation award in Sweden by Swedish Academy of IS (sisa-net.se) for the year 2011. Dr. Islam is a founding President of the Bangladesh Centre for E-governance, elected fellow of the UK-based World Innovation Foundation and one of the recipients of the ‘Strengthening ICTD Research Capacity in Asia (SIRCA)’ fellowships awarded by Nanyang Technology University, Singapore. He has also served as a faculty member in several universities in Bangladesh. As a member of the ICT4D and eGovernment research groups at o¨rebro University, he coordinates the ‘International Network for Postgraduate Students in the Area of ICT4D (IPID)’, funded by SPIDER/SIDA.