Dr. Tita has been recognized by the International Development Agencies, notably the World Bank, as a pioneer and expert in distance learning as well as in keeping developing countries within reach of the emerging information society and networked economy.
Tita, W. (Presenter & Author), Commonwealth Business and Investment Forum, "ICT: Key to Enhancing Global Trade and Investment,” Commonwealth Business Council, Trinidad and Tobago. (November 21, 2009).
Tita, W. (Presenter & Author), Workshop for Orsund Entrepreneurship Academy, "Pedagogical Instruction for Business Lecturers,” Orsund Entrepreneurship Academy, Boston. (May 12, 2009).
Tita, W. (Presenter & Author), The International Conference on Outsourcing/Offshoring, "State Foresight, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Case of Economic Development, E-Learning and Outsourcing Industry in Uganda," Manipal Institute of Management and Coll. of Bus. Admin., NEU, Manipal, INDIA. (January 9, 2008).
Tita, W. T., International Society for Professional and Innovation Management, "Winners and Losers: Crafting Strategy in an Emergent Industry," Oslo, Norway.
Tita, W. T., Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Re-Development Conference, "Bridging the Digital Divide via eLearning: The Global Equalizer," Dubai, Arab Emirates.
Tita, W. T., IPBS Conference of the 2003, "Towards a synthesis of the compassionate corporatist manifesto and the pro-service society," Annecy, France.
Tita, W. T., Global Summit on SMEs, "Globalization and Small Scale Industries: Role of Electronic Commerce," Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi, India.
Tita, W. T., 4th Annual Conference WWW2002, "Business Models for Global Net Markets: Post 911 Implications for Emerging Economies," University of Stellenbosch Business School, Cape Town, South Africa.
Industry and Academic Experience
Dr. Tita serves as Chairman and CEO of the Global Management Center, Trade Information Network of the G77 Chamber Ltd (GMC-TIN). GMC-TIN created and operates g77tin.org and tradeinfonet.org, recognized as the electronic commerce portal of the developing countries (133 member states). GMC-TIN is one of three partners (ICC, Paris, and the Paris Chamber) that own the World Chambers Network. He is also a Kent Fellow (post doctorate) in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California. Dr. Tita has held positions at the University of Pittsburgh and as adjunct professor at Framingham State College. He has been Program Manager and Chief Technical Advisor in the Private Sector Development Program of the United Nations Development Program. He is the founder of the IOCS-African Informatics, S.A., a Cameroonian software engineering firm and software reseller. Dr. Tita serves on several high-tech company boards.
Dr. Tita is a member of several professional organizations, including the Academy of Management, National Economic Association, Small Business Institute Project Directors Association, and Society for Business Ethics.
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