Lavlin Agrawal is PhD candidate in the Management Science and Systems Department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo). His research interests include financial technologies, information security and assurance, healthcare, data analytics, and machine learning. Mr. Agrawal also has expertise in the management of IT projects. He holds several professional licenses and expert-level certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM). Before joining academics, Mr. Agrawal worked in IT consulting for more than 12 years, managing product and delivery teams in financial services. He is a presidential scholar and holds a master’s degree in management information systems from the University at Buffalo. He can be reached at email@example.com.