Prof. Dr. Claudia Loebbecke, M.B.A.

Chair of Media and Technology Management

Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences

University of Cologne

| Education | Employment / Visiting | Languages | Honors & Awards | Transfer | Editorial Activities |

| Academic Services and Committees | Academic Memberships | Guest Lectures / Seminars / Executive Courses (Academic) | Professional Seminars

Address

Dept. of Media and Technology Management

Pohligstr.1, D-50931 Koeln, Germany

Tel. +49 221 470 5364, direct -5363

claudia.loebbecke<at>uni-koeln.de

www.mtm.uni-koeln.de

Nationality

German (born Nov. 30, 1964)

 Education / Life Long Learning

  • December 2018
    Executive Education Course '
    Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy', Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • August 2018
    Zertifizierter Aufsichtsrat (m/w), Zertifikatslehrgang Governance, Risk, Compliance & Fraud Management, Focus: Governance, Steinbeis Hochschule, Berlin, Germany.

  • November 2013
    Executive Certificate 'Management and Leadership', Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • July 1995
    PhD in Business Administration (Dr. rer. pol.) with highest distinction ('summa cum laude'), University of Cologne, Germany.
    Thesis (in German): Evolution innovativer Informationstechnologie (IT) - Infrastrukturen [engl. title: Evolution of Innovative Information Technology Infrastructures - Dynamic Simulation of the German Mobile Communication (GSM) Market].

  • August 1991
    Master of Business Administration (MBA), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, GPA: 3.94, Top 3% of the Graduating Class.
    Majors: Management Information Systems, Marketing, International Business.
    Two scholarships: Fulbright (1986-87) and DAAD (1990-91).

  • December 1989
    Diplom-Kauffrau (Master in Business Administration), University of Cologne, Germany, GPA: 1.9 (on a scale from 1.0 'best' to 6.0 'worst'), Top 1% of the Graduating Class.
    Majors: Organizational Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing.
    Master Thesis (in German): Group Decision Support Systems - A hardware and software integrating design concept.

  • June 1983
    Abitur (Final Examination Qualifying for University Entrance), Duesseldorf, Germany, GPA: 1.1 (on a scale from 1.0 'best' to 5.0 'worst'), Best Student of the Graduating Class.

Employment / Visiting Positions

Major Employments

  • Univ.-Professor / Chair for Business Administration, Media and Technology Management, University of Cologne, Germany, since January 2000.

  • KRAK Chair of Electronic Commerce, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, September 1998 - August 2000.

  • Research Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management, Department of Decision and Information Sciences, Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 1997 - August 1998.

  • Associate Consultant, McKinsey & Co., Inc., German Office (Duesseldorf), December 1992 - December 1993.

  • Research Assistant, INSEAD (European Institute for Business Administration), Technology Management Department (Prof. Tawfik Jelassi), Fontainebleau, France, September 1991- November 1992.

  • Consultant and Research Associate, Betriebwirtschaftliches Institut fuer Organisation und Automation (BIFOA), Cologne, Germany, February-July1990.

Visiting Academic Positions

  • Visiting Professor, Alma Mater Europaea, Maribor, Slovenia, 2020.

  • Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management, Center for Information Systems Research, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2013.

  • Visiting Professor, LUISS Guido Carli University, Dept. of Economics and Business, Research Centre on Information Systems, Rome, Italy, September 2010.

  • Visiting Professor, European Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX), France, 2008.

  • Visiting Professor, London School of Economics (LSE), Department of Management, London, UK, January - March 2008.

  • Visiting Professor, Technical University Delft, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, appointed as Cor Wit Chair, Netherlands, 2007-2008.

  • Visiting Professor, Bentley University, Waltham, MA, USA, August - December 2007.

  • Visiting Professor, Korea University Business School (KUBS), Seoul, Korea, 2006.

  • Visiting Scholar, LUISS Guido Carli University, Research Centre on Information Systems, Rome, Italy, 2005, 2007, and 2008.

  • Visiting Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, NJ, USA, 2004.

  • Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Center for Information Systems Research, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2003.

  • Visiting Scholar, INSEAD (European Institute for Business Administration), Technology Management Department, Fontainebleau, France, 2002.

  • Visiting Professor, Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris, France, annually since 2002.

  • Visiting Professor, European Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX), France, 1999.

  • Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, School of Information Management, Sydney, Australia, 1997.

  • Visiting Scholar, Centre for Information Systems Research, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

  • Visiting Research Associate, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), IS Management and Technology, 1994-1995.

  • Visiting Senior Lecturer, International Campus, Cologne, Germany, 1994-1996.

  • Visiting Lecturer, Europaeische Wirtschafts- und Sprachenschule (EWS) (European Business and Language School), Cologne, Germany, 1992.

University Chairs Offered

  • Technical University Delft, Cor Wit Chair in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft, Netherlands, 2007 - turned down.

  • University of Geneva, Chair for Information Systems (C4), Geneva, Switzerland, 2000 - turned down.

  • University of Fribourg, Chair for Business Administration and Telecommunication Management (C4) and Directorship of the International Institute of Management of Telecommunications (IIMT), Fribourg, Switzerland, 1999 - turned down.

 Languages

  • German (native) / English (fluent) / French (advanced) / Spanish, Dutch, and Danish (beginner).

Honors & Awards

Honors

  • Marquis Who is Who in the World, 2020 [& Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 (Who's Who Listing, annually since 2003)].

  • European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA), Elected Member, Class V - Social Sciences, Law, and Economics, since 2018.

  • European Academy of Sciences, Elected Member, since 2004.

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS).
    - AIS Distinguished Member Cum Laude (First Class), since 2019.
    - AIS Honorary Lifetime Member, since 2016.
    - AIS College of Academic Leadership, Founding Member, since 2015.
    - AIS Fellow, since 2012.
    - AIS Senior Scholar, since 2005.
    - AIS Elected President, 2005-2006
    (President Elect 2004-2005, Immediate Past President 2006-2007).

  • Institute for Information-, Telecommunication- and Media Law ('Institut fuer Informations-, Telekommunikations- und Medienrecht'), University of Muenster, Advisory Board Member, since 2011.

  • International Biographical Center for Achievement (IBC), 21st Century Award for Achievement, 2004.

Awards / Scholarships

  • Top Cited JSIS Paper 2017 & among Top 1% (of 59.232) most cited German Management and Economics papers published 2015 (status 12/2017), Loebbecke, C., Picot. A. (2015) Reflections on Societal and Business Model Transformation arising from Digitization and Big Data Analytics: A Research Agenda, Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 24(3), 149-157.

  • Best Paper, Society of Information Management (SIM) 2011, Orlando, FL, US: Assessing Cloud Readiness at Continental AG, prepared with Thomas, B. and Ullrich, T., Continental AG.

  • Top 10 Paper, Management Information System Quarterly Executive (MISQE) 2004: Loebbecke, C. (2004) Modernizing Retailing Worldwide at the Point of Sale, 3(4), 177-187.

  • Best Paper (2nd), Society of Information Management (SIM) 2004: Case - Taking Content Integration to the POS: Enhancing Shopping Convenience in Metro's 'Future - Store' prepared with Dr. G. Wolfram, Metro Group.

  • Best Paper, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2001, Bled, Slovenia: Levy, M., Loebbecke, C., Powell, P.: SMEs' Co-operation and Knowledge Sharing: The IS Role.

  • Best Case Writing (2nd), European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD: Case study in Technology Management (with T. Jelassi, THESEUS / INSEAD), 1995.

  • Best Case Writing, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD: Case study in Technology Management (with T. Jelassi, INSEAD), 1992.

  • NATO Advanced Study Institute on Decision Support Systems, Scholarship, Il Cioccho, Pascoli, Italy, 1991.

  • BETA GAMMA SIGMA, Honor Society for Business Students, since 1991.

  • Indiana University, Dean's List & Fellowship, 1991.

  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for the MBA Program at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, 1990-1991.

  • Fulbright Scholarship for the MBA Program at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, 1986-1987.

Transfer Activities (Non-Academic)

Boards, Committees, Expert Consultancy

      Ongoing
  • WDR Board of Directors (WDR Verwaltungsrat), 2021-2024.

  • Scientific Advisor, Project 'KI.NRW', funded by North Rhine-Westfalia ('Land NRW), organized by Fraunhofer IAIS, 2019 & 2021.

  • WIK - Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communication Services ('Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste') and WIK Consult
    - Board Member (Aufsichtsrat), since 2018.
    -
    Scientific Advisory Board, since 2015.

  • Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway ('Bundesnetzagentur'), Scientific Working Group on Regulatory Matters (Wissenschaftlicher Arbeitskreis für Regulierungsfragen), since 2016.

  • Marketing zwischen Theorie und Praxis (MTP) - Koeln, Academic Advisory Group, Cologne, Germany, since 2006.

  • Organisationsforum Wirtschaftskongress e.V. (OfW), Advisory Board, Cologne, Germany, since 2003.

  • Fulbright Liaison Professor, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, since 2001.

  • German Fulbright Commission, Selection Committee, since 2001.

  • Neues Unternehmertum Koeln (NUK), Advisory Board, Cologne, Germany, since 2000.

       Concluded (Selected)
  • WDR Rundfunkrat, Deputy Member (Stellvertretendes Mitglied), 2016-2021.

  • Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften - Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft), Board (Stiftungsrat), since 2012.

  • Grimme Research Institute (Grimme Forschungskolleg) at the University of Cologne, Board, 2015.

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS), Strategy Audit Committee, 2012-2013.

  • European Academy of Sciences, Academic Council and Head of 'Socio-Economic Sciences & Humanities' Division, 2013-2016.

  • High Level Group (HLG) on Innovation Policy Management, Initiative of the 2011 Polish European Union Presidency, 2011-2013.

  • Kommission der Hochschulrektorenkonferenz fuer die Neuen Medien an den Hochschulen, Member for the University of Cologne, since 2004.

  • Stiftung 'Jugend und Medien', Cologne, Germany, Board, 2003-2010 / Advisory Board ('Kuratorium'), 2010-2020.

  • GroupCare, Board, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999-2004.

Juries

  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) German Annual Grants to North America and to the Bologna Center ('Deutsche DAAD-Jahresstipendiaten nach Nordamerika und an das Bologna Center'), Selection Committee, 2020-2021.

  • Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie), Jury Member (Gutachtertaetigkeit) for the Program 'Wissenstransfer durch Normung und Standardisierung (WIPANO)', 2020-2021.

  • Tilbury House Debating Society, Honorary Jury Tilbury House Annual Winter Final, 2018.

  • Innovation Award IT, 'Initiative Mittelstand - www.imittelstand.de', 2015-2016.

  • 'Koelner Unternehmerpreis', Jury Member, annually since 2013.

  • Innovation Contest - M2M Innovation; Deutsche Telekom AG & Deloitte Consulting, 2012.

  • PROMOS Commission, University of Cologne (granting scholarships based on DAAD funding), since 2011.

  • Internet Awards, eco - Verband der Internetwirtschaft e.V., 2009-2016 & 201.

  • Fulbright Selection Committee - Germans studying in the US, almost annually since 2002.

  • Neues Unternehmertum Koeln (NUK), Cologne, Germany, 2000-2018.

Additional Course Offerings for Juniors, University Guests, and Seniors

  • University of Cologne - Citizen Science Project Course Offering (Gasthoerer & Seniorenstudierende) 'Provision, Impact and Value Creation Pontential of Media-Enhanced Facts' ('Angebot, Wirkung und Wertschöpfungspotential medial aufbereiteter Fakten') -für Gasthörer und Senioren, Director, 2020-2021 (mainly via Zoom).

  • University of Cologne - Junior University Course Offering: 'Wie kommt meine App auf mein SmartPhone? Wir programmieren unsere eigene App', 2020-2021 via Zoom).

  • University of Cologne - Children University Course Offering: 'Wie kommen die Nachrichten ins Fernsehen?' (Cooperation with WDR), Cologne, Germany, 2020).

Associations & Panels

  • Association of the Internet Economy (Verband der Internetwirtschaft - eco), e.V., since 2012.

  • EuroCloud Germany Association (EuroCloud Deutschland e.V.), since 2012.

  • Federal Association for Optical Fiber Connection (Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss e.V. - BUGLAS), since 2011.

  • Polish Presidency of the Council of the EU, Invited Panelist "Innovation Europe: Interactions between Public and Corporate Management" hosted by Deputy-Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Mr. Waldemar Pawlak during, Warsaw, Poland, 2011.

  • McKinsey Quarterly Executive Panel, since 2010.

  • COPERNICUS 1994 EC-SLO 01, Slovenia and the European Commission, Panel of Experts, Research in Information Infrastructures, 1995-1999.

Editorial Activities

Senior Editor

  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 2004-2015.

  • Information Systems Journal (ISJ), 1997-2004.

Honorary Board Member

  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), since 2016.

Associate Editor

  • Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), Special Issue on Digital Business Strategy, since 2010-2013.

  • International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering (IJODE), 2009-2015.

  • The Information Society, 2004-2011.

  • Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI), 2001-2003.

  • Information Systems Journal (ISJ), 1997-2004.

Journal Advisory Board Member

  • Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS) - Special Issue on Transformative Value of Cloud Computing, 2016-2018.

  • Information Systems Journal (ISJ), since 2012.

  • Information Systems Research (ISR), since 2011.

  • Journal of Information Technology (JIT), since 2010.

  • Identity in the Information Society (Springer Journal) 2008-2010.

Editorial Board Member

      Ongoing
  • Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive (MISQE), since 2013.

  • Crisis Communications, since 2012.

  • DigiWorld Economic Journal (formerly: Communications & Strategies), since 2010.

  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), since 2008.

  • Journal of Media Business Studies (JOMBS), since 2004.

      Concluded
  • Information Systems Research (ISR) Special Issue on Digital Systems and Competition, 2007-2011.

  • Information Systems Journal (ISJ), 2004-2012.

  • Communications of the AIS (CAIS), 2004-2015.

  • International Journal on Media Management (IJMM), 2002-2011.

  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 2000-2004.

  • Journal of Information Technology (JIT), 2000-2010.

  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), 1998-2007.

  • Computer Personnel, 1997-2016.

  • Journal of Decision Systems, since 1997-2016.

Journal Guest Editor - Special Issue

  • International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering (IJODE), 'Inter-Organizational Collaboration and Competition' (with Christoph Lattemann), 2010-2011.

  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), 'Electronic Auctions and Auction Economics II' (with Chuck Wood and Roumen Vragov), 2010-2011.

  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), 'Electronic Auctions and Auction Economics' (with Chuck Wood and Roumen Vragov), 2008-2009.

  • International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), 'eReality: Constructing the eEconomy' (with Rolf Wigand), 2002-2003.

  • International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), 'eEverything' (with Bob O'Keefe), 2001-2002.

  • Journal of End User Computing (JEUC), 'Trading of Intangibles' (with Kuldeep Kumar), 1999.

  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), 'Electronic Auctions and Auction Economics' (with Chuck Wood and Roumen Vragov), 2008-2009.

  • International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), 'eReality: Constructing the eEconomy' (with Rolf Wigand), 2002-2003.

  • International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), 'eEverything' (with Bob O'Keefe), 2001-2002.

  • Journal of End User Computing (JEUC), 'Trading of Intangibles' (with Kuldeep Kumar), 1999.

Regular Reviewer for Numerous International Scientific Journals and Conferences

 

Academic Services and Committees (outside Univ. of Cologne)

Evaluations and Assessments

      Schools and Programs

  • Technical University Munich / University of Munich, 'Chairperson of the Committee for Assessing the Elite Graduate Program 'Technology Management', 2017.

  • University College Cork, Research Quality Review, Disciplinary Reviewer (Panel I), Cork, Ireland, 2014.

  • Italian Research and University Evaluation Agency (ANVUR), Evaluation of the Italian research system production in the period 2004-2010, online 2012-2014.

  • Fachhochschule Braunschweig/Wolfenbuettel, Germany, Accreditation Assessment for 'Bachelor Media Management', 2009.

  • University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Management and Organization and the Research School (SOM), External Assessment Committee, 2007.

      Professorships

  • University of Weimar, W1 Tenure Track, Digital Economies, Weimar, Germany, 2021.

  • University of Hamburg, Full Professor (W3) / ZBW (Leibniz Information Centre for Economics), Digitale Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Hamburg, Germany, 2020.

  • ESB Business School, Full Professor (W3), Information Systems (IT-Strategie & Komplexitaetsmanagement), Reutlingen, Germany, 2015.

  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Full Professor in Economics and Entrepeneurship for Games, Cologne, Germany, 2014-2015.

  • IT University of Copenhagen, Full Professor in Information Systems, Digital Innovation and Management, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2013.

  • Monash University, Faculty Promotions & Tenure Committee, Melbourne, Australia, 2010.

  • Hamburg Media School 'Juniorprofessur' (for 'Deutscher Stifterverband'), Hamburg, Germany, 2006.

  • University College Dublin, Chair of Electronic Commerce and Information Systems, Dublind, Ireland, 2001.

      PhDs

  • Erasmus University, Irina Romochkina, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2020.

  • Multimedia University, Zainuridah Yusof, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia, 2014-2015.

  • University of New South Wales, Shahla Ghobadi, Sydney, Australia, 2010-2011.

  • University of Sydney, Kenneth Chung, Sydney, Australia, 2008-2009.

  • IIIMT, Sajal Kabiraj, IIIMT, Gwalior, India, 2006-2007.

  • University of St. Gallen, Wolf-Christian Eickhoff, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2002-2004.

      Research Projects (selected) 

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG - German Science Foundation), Social and Cognitive Sciences - Research Project, 2021.

  • Israel Ministry of Science and Technology: Grant application within the 'Science Forefront' program, 2021.

  • Dutch Research Council / Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO): Grant application within the NWA-ORC program, 2020.

  • Independent Research Fund Denmark | Social Sciences: Grant application, 2020.

  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - Program to establish an Austria Research Groups, 2020.

  • QS Intelligence Unit (QSIU): Invited Qulaity assessments for the 'QS World University Rankings at global, regional, subject, and program levels via the annual QS Global Employer Survey, 2020.

  • Swiss National Science Foundation, Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Project Assessment - National Research Council, Bern, Switzerland, 2018.

  • Dutch Research Council / Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO): VENI grant within the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme, 2016.

  • Academy of Finland, Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering: Computer Science (Information Systems and Software Engineering), Helsinki, Finland, 2015.

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Project Assessment - Standard Research Grants Program, 2009.

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG - German Science Foundation), Transregio in Communication Science - SFB, 2004.

  • Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation, TransCoop Program, 'Globalization of E-commerce'-Project < € 50,000, 2002.

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG - German Science Foundation), Application Volume for Hardware and Infrastructure > € 113,000, 2001.

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG - German Science Foundation), Application Volume for Hardware and Infrastructure > € 400,000, 2001.

  • Danish Social Science Research Council, Application Volume Danish kr 4.5 Million (€ 0.6 Million), 2001.

  • Norwegian Research Council, Application Volume > 4.575 million NOK, 2001.

  • Swiss National Science Foundation, National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR), Application Volume > 21 million SFR, 1999.

  • Research Council of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Concerted Research Actions in Human Science, Application Volume > € 770,000, 1999.

  • Review and Project Evaluation, European Commission, COPERNICUS Program, since 1996.

 Association of Information Systems (AIS)

  • AIS German Chapter (AISD), Founding Director at Large (elected), 2018-2022.

  • AIS President (Elected), 2005-2006.

  • AIS Council Member, 2001-2007 (Regional Representative for Region 2 'Europe, Africa, Middle East', 2001-2003).

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  • AIS Polish Chapter (PLAIS) / SIGSAND EuroSymposium, Advisory Board, since 2011.

  • China Association for Information Systems (CNAIS), Advisory Committee, since 2005.

  • AIS SIG - IS in Asia Pacific (SIG-ISAP), Advisor, since 2005.

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  • AIS Senior Scholars & ICIS-sponsored "Best IS Publications of the Year" Awards, Committee Member, 2012-2016, 2019.

  • AIS Nomination Committee Member, Board Elections, 2002-2003, 2004-2007, 2016-2017, 2018-2019.

  • AIS Fellow Award Committee Member, 2005, 2006, 2016.

Conference Services

      Faculty Contribution

  • ICIS Program Co-Chair, Nashville, TN, forthcoming 2025.

  • ICIS CIO Symposium, Co-Chair, Copenhagen, DK, forthcoming 2022.

  • ICIS Professional Development Workshop, Co-Chair, Austin, TX, forthcoming 2021.

  • ICIS Senior Scholar Slam Organizer, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019.

  • ICIS Mid-Career Faculty Consortium Co-Chair, San Francisco, CA, 2018.

  • ECIS PhD Consortium, Portsmouth, 2018.

  • AMCIS Early Career Consortium, Boston, 2017.

  • ECIS Junior Faculty Consortium, Istanbul, 2016.

  • AMCIS PhD Consortium, Chicago, USA, 2013.

  • Academy of Management (AoM), Organization, Communication and Information Systems (OCIS), PhD Consortium, San Antonio, 2011.

  • Academy of Management (AoM), Organization, Communication and Information Systems (OCIS), Junior Faculty Consortium, Chicago, 2009.

  • ICIS PhD Consortium, Montreal, Canada, 2007.

  • ECIS PhD Consortium, 1997-1998.

      Conference / Track  Chair

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Conference Chair, Verona, Italy, 2009 (with Marco de Marco and Leslie Willcocks).

  • International Conference on Ubiquitous Media Computing, Conference Chair, Seoul, Korea, 2007.

  • ICIS Executive Committee, 2002-2006.

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  • ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems), Panel Track, St. Louis, Missouri, 2010 (with Yolande Chan).

  • ICMB (International Conference on Mobile Business), Track 'Social Networking and Societal Implications of mBusiness', Athens, Greece, 2010 (with Keng Siau).

  • WI (Wirtschaftsinformatik), Track 'e-media', Vienna, Austria, 2009.

  • AIM (Association Information et Management), Track 'E-Culture and E-Tourism', Toulouse, France, 2005.

  • ICEC (International Conference on Electronic Commerce), Track 'Innovation, Management & Strategy', Delft, Netherlands, October 2004.

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Track 'New Business Models', Naples, Italy, 2003.

  • Bled International Electronic Commerce Conference, 'Research Track', Bled, Slovenia, 2001 and 2002.

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Track 'Economics of the Digital Economy', Bled, Slovenia, 2001.

  • Bled International Electronic Commerce Conference, 'Graduate Programs', Bled, Slovenia, 2000.

  • DSI'99 (Decision Science Institute), Athens, Greece, July 1999, Mini-Track 'Business Process Reengineering and Outsourcing' (with Jay Nunamaker).

  • HICSS'99 (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences), Mini-Track 'Electronically Trading Intangible Goods' (with Kuldeep Kumar).

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Track 'Research in Progress', Cork, Ireland, 1997.

      Conference Program Committee (alphabetically) 

  • AIM (Association Information et Management) Conference, 2006-2007.

  • Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), 2010.

  • Bled International eConference, 1997-2015.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and IS, pre-ICIS Academic Workshop, 2004-2005.

  • DSS Conference, 2013-2014.

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), 1997-2003, AE 2011.

  • EURO mGov (European Conference on Mobile Government), 2005-2012.

  • SIGSAND/PLAIS EuroSymposium, Gdansk, Poland, since 2008.

  • IADIS (International Conference Information Systems), 2008-2016.

  • ICCT (International Conference on Communities and Technologies), 2003, 2007.

  • ICDS (International Conference on Digital Society), Guadeloupe, 2007-2008.

  • ICDSS (International Conference of the International Society for Decision Support Systems), 2003, 2007.

  • ICEC (International Conference on Electronic Commerce), 2005, 2007.

  • ICEIS (International conference on Enterprise Information Systems), 2016-2018.

  • ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems), 1997-2002, 2009-2017.

  • ICMB (International Conference on Mobile Business), annually since 2004.

  • IEEE MCL (International Workshop on Mobile Communications and Learning), 2007.

  • IFIP TC8 International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (CONFENIS), 2006, 2007.

  • IFIP TC8 WG 8.3 (Decision Support Systems), 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010.

  • International Conference: Media in Economy, Economy in Media, 2016.

  • ISOneWorld, 2004-2009.

  • ITS (International Telecommunication Society Conference) Europe, anually since 2004.

  • IWODE (International Workshop on Organizational Design and Engineering), 2010, 2011.

  • MEM (International Conference 'Media in Economy, Economy in Media'), Katowice, Poland, October 2016.

  • Mini EURO Conference - Decision Support Systems - Groupware - Multimedia - Electronic Commerce, 1997.

  • mLife (Mobile Life), 2007-2010.

  • SCI/ISAS (World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics), 1996-2007.

  • SIWN (Systemics and Informatics World Congress - International Conference on Adaptive Business Systems), 2008.

  • WI (Wirtschaftsinformatik), Student Track, 2010.

  • WITS (Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems), 1999-2003.

  • WHICEB (Wuhan International Conference on E-Business), 2005-2017.

  • Workshop on Business Process Management and Social Software (BPMS2) with Int.'l Conference on Business Process Management, 2012.

      Conference Advisory Board

  • SIGSAND/PLAIS EuroSymposium, Gdansk, Poland, 2012-2018.

  • ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Standing Committee Member, 1996-1998 and 2008-2010.

  • CONTECSI (International Conference on Technology and Information Systems Management), Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 2008.

  • International Conference on Ubiquitous Media Computing, Advisory Board Member, Seoul, Korea, October 2007.

  • International Symposium of IS & Management (co-sponsored by AIS CN chapter and IEEE EMS), Shanghai, China, July 2007.

  • MCIS (Mediterranean Conference on IS), Venice, Italy, October 2006.

  • PACIS (Ninth Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems), Bangkok, Thailand, July 2005.

Academic Memberships 

Ongoing

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS) College of Academic Leadership (Founding Member), since 2015.

  • Verband der Hochschullehrer fuer Betriebswirtschaft e.V., since 1998 (full member since 1999).

  • Wissenschaftliche Kommission fuer Wirtschaftsinformatik (WKWI), since 1998.

  • Schmalenbach Gesellschaft fuer Betriebswirtschaft, since 1995.

  • Association of Information Systems (AIS), since 1994.

  • IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing), Workgroup 8.3., since 1994.

  • EURO Work Group on Decision Support Systems, since 1990.

Concluded

  • Verein fuer Sozialpolitik e.V., 2002-2011.

  • Academy of Management, 2000-2019.

  • Strategic Management Society, 1999-2010.

  • Schmalenbach Arbeitskreis 'Verlagsmarketing', 2000-2002.

  • Workgroup on Knowledge Intensive Organisations (KIO), 1999-2001.

  • Gesellschaft fuer Informatik (GI), 1996-1998.

  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 1994-1998.

  • Fulbright Alumni e.V., Germany, 1987- 2011.

KeyNotes, Guest Lectures / Research Seminars / Executive Courses (Academic)

  • Middle East & North Africa Conference for Information Systems (MENACIS), Keynote, Agadir, Morocco, 2021.

  • Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe (HUMANE) - Berlin Summer School 'Transforming Higher Education Professional Services', Keynote, Berlin, Germany, 2021.

  • TU Dresden, Research Kolloquium - Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Meet Human Scarcity and Creativity in Research and Practice, Dresden, Germany, 2019.

  • European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) / Keynote - Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Meet Human Brain: Towards a New Co-Working Space in Research and Practice, Limassol, CYP, 2018.

  • Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Central Economics and Mathematics Institute (CEMI) - Societal and Business Model Transformation Arising from Digitization, Big Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Moscow, RU, 2018.

  • Moscow State University, Research Seminar - Societal and Business Model Transformation Arising from Digitization, Big Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Moscow, RU, 2018.

  • Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe (HUMANE) - Spring Seminar 'Digital transformation is getting ready for higher education; but is higher education ready for digital transformation?' / Opening Talk - AI and the Human Brain: Friends or Foes in Higher Education?, Aveiro, PT, 2018.

  • International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Postgraduate Degree Course in Management and Digital Technologies. Module: Big Data and Database Management - Sessions: (I) Big Data Analytics: Thoughts on what it is, what it takes, and what it does to decision making; and (II) Big Data Analytics: Thoughts regarding upcoming business model and societal changes when the human brain meets artificial intelligence, Rome, Italy (TV Recording), 2016.

  • Summer Institute Cologne, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 2015.

  • Arizona State University, Research Seminar - 'Big Data': Requirements, Opportunities, and Consequences, Tempe, AZ, USA, 2013.

  • Northeastern University, Institute for Global Innovation Management, Research Seminar - Towards Digging Big Data for Value Creation, Boston, MA, USA, 2013.

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Research Seminar - Deploying Big Data Analytics in Business Models: Requirements and Consequences, Richmond, VA, USA, 2013.

  • Bentley University, PhD Working Session - Standardizing IT Services: A Theoretical Perspective on Pros and Cons, Waltham, MA, USA, 2013.

  • Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School, Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), Research Seminar - The Case of a Multi-National's IS/IT Standards Management Process: Thoughts on 'Research Readiness', Cambridge, MA, USA, 2013.

  • Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management, Research Seminar - Assessing Cloud Readiness: Balancing Practitioner Relevance and Academic Research, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 2013.

  • LUISS (Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University, Research Seminar - Research and Publication in Information Systems, Rome, Italy, 2012.

  • La Sapienza - University of Rome, Dept. of Economics and Services Organization - eBooks: An IT Trend Reshuffling the Economics and Strategies of the Book Industry, Rome, Italy, 2012.

  • ESADE Business School, MBA Session / Keynote - Media Convergence: Whose game will we play?, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.

  • Aalto University Helsinki, School of Economics, INFORTE Programme - Media Management in a Converging World: Issues of Content and Infrastructure Business, Helsinki, Finland, 2010. 

  • 'La Sapienza' University of Rome, Dept. of Economics and Services Organization - Inter-Organizational Knowledge Management: Issues and Success Stories, Rome, Italy, 2010.

  • Middle East Technical University (METU) Ankara [Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi (OTDU)], Program: University of Cologne @ METU - Summer School on European Studies, DAAD Supported Course - The Challenge of Broadband-Infrastructures in Europe, Ankara, Turkey, 2010.

  • University of Cologne, DAAD Summer School, Course & Workshop - 'Medienmanagement: Von Geschichten und Geschäften mit Medien', Cologne, Germany, 2010.

  • University of Amsterdam, Business School, Research Seminar - Inter-Organizational Innovation Networks: The Challenge of Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010.

  • University of Amsterdam, Business School, PhD Seminar - Action Research, Design Science, and Participatory Design: A Critical View on three Research IS Design Methods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010.

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University, Executive Program - EUCIP Enterprise Solution Consultant, Rome, Italy, 2008.

  • Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris, MBA Elective on eBusiness and Strategy, Paris, France,2008 (annually since 2001).

  • Université Paris IX (Paris Dauphine), Research Seminar - Collaborative IS Research Approaches: Plurality or Similarity, Paris, France, 2008.

  • Université Paris IX (Paris Dauphine), Master Level Module - Advanced Information Systems, Paris, France, 2008.

  • University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, RFID in Fashion Retailing: A Competitive Perspective on Standard-Making, Cambridge, UK, 2008.

  • London School of Economics (LSE), Dept. of Management, Information Systems and Innovation Group, MSc Session - eVenture Profitability, London, UK, 2008.

  • London School of Economics (LSE), Dept. of Management, Information Systems and Innovation Group, PhD Seminar - Reflections on Publishing and Academic Career, London, UK, 2008.

  • London School of Economics (LSE), Dept. of Management, Information Systems and Innovation Group, MSc Session - Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) on Units and Items, London, UK, 2008.

  • Brunel University, Research Seminar - Action Research, Design Science, and Participatory Design as Research Methods in IS Design: Too Much of the Same under Different Labels?, London, UK, 2008.

  • London School of Economics (LSE), Dept. of Management, Information Systems and Innovation Group, Research Seminar - Thematic Diversity in IS Research: Driving or Inhibiting Importance?, London, UK, 2008.

  • Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, Research Seminar - Information Systems Design Projects: Differences and Similarities in Research Methods, University Park, PA, USA, 2007.

  • Bentley University, Research Seminar - Competition and Feedback in Online Trading Networks: A Lab Experiment, Waltham, MA, USA, 2007.

  • Bentley University, MSc Session - New Technologies in the Supermarket - Benefits to Customer and Retailers, Waltham, MA, USA, 2007.

  • Bentley University, Research Seminar - RFID as an (IS) Research Topic? Projects and Prospects, Waltham, MA, USA, 2007.

  • Bentley University, PhD Seminar - Being an (IS) PhD Student / Academic, Waltham, MA, USA, 2007.

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Innovative Technologies Enriching the Supply Chain to the Point-of-Sale, Shanghai, China, 2007.

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Research Seminar - Conducting and Publishing IS Research, Shanghai, China, 2007.

  • China University of Geosciences (CICEB), Research Seminar - IS Studies and Research in Europe and the US, Wuhan, China, 2007.

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University, PhD Seminar, Rome, Italy, 2007.

  • ESSEC Business School, PhD / Research Seminar - Academic Breadth or 'Re-Inventing the Wheel': Selected (IS) Research Projects, Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France 2007.

  • Corvinus University, CEMS Course Session (Content Integration and RFID in Retailing and Beyond) and PhD Course Session, Budapest, Hungary, 2007.

  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, COPPEAD - Graduate School of Business, eMBA / PhD Course Session - Business in the Era of Converging Telecom and Media Infrastructures - An International Perspective, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2006.

  • Korea University Business School (KUBS), MIS Symposium - Centennial Celebration, The Academic IS Community: How to Play the Game, Seoul, Korea, 2006.

  • Korea University Business School (KUBS), PhD and Master Course - Introduction to Conducting IS Research, Seoul, Korea, 2006.

  • Université Paris IX (Paris Dauphine), International MBA Module, Paris, France, 2005.

  • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Tutorial - E-Retailing: The Case of Content Integration and RFID, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005.

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University, PhD /Master Session - Content Integration and RFID in Retailing: Opportunities and Challenges, Rome, Italy, 2005.

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University, PhD /Master Session - Cultural Heritage in the Digital World: Conceptual and Practical Approaches, Rome, Italy, 2005.

  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Research Seminar - New Information Technologies in 'Brick-and-Mortar' Supermarkets: The Case of Metro's Future, Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2004.

  • Baruch College, The City University of New York State (CUNY), Research Seminar - Digital Cable: An Economic Analysis, New York City, NY, US 2004.

  • Indiana University, Research Seminar - Investigating Coopetitive Learning and Knowledge Exchange Networks, Bloomington, IN, USA, 2003.

  • INSEAD, International Executive Program (IEP) - From eBusiness Back to IT-Based Business, Fontainebleau, France, 2002.

  • INSEAD, Executive Program for the Brazilian National Chamber of Industries (CNI) - IT for the Modern Company, Fontainebleau, France, 2002.

  • INSEAD, Research Seminar - Interorganizational Knowledge Management under Coopetition: Insights from Two Case Studies Series, Fontainebleau, France, 2002.

  • Ludwig-Maximilian Universitaet Muenchen (LMU Munich), Research Seminar - Graduate Course, Aligning IS and Business Strategy: 'Theory Integration' and Mutual Impact, Munich, Germany, 2002.

  • Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris, MBA Elective on eBusiness and Strategy, Paris, France, annually 2001-2008.

  • Institut fuer Wirtschaftspolitik an der Universitaet zu Koeln, Netzwerkoekonomik und elektronischer Handel, Scientific Conference 'Wirtschaftspolitik vor neuen Herausforderungen durch elektronischen Handel', Cologne, Germany, 2001.

  • University of Maryland College Park, Research Seminar - Emergence of Business and Pricing Models on the Web: Examples from the Air Travel Industry, College Park, Maryland, USA, 2000.

  • University of Bath, MBA Elective - Electronic Commerce, Bath, UK, 2000.

  • Catholic University Lisbon, MBA Course - E-Commerce Strategy, Business on the Internet, DISLOGO Program, Lisbon, Portugal, 2000.

  • Université Paris IX (Paris Dauphine), Master Level Module - E-Commerce and Information Systems, Paris, France, 2000.

  • HEC Jouy-en Josas (Paris), Modules of MBA and Executive Course - Digital Marketing and Virtual Organizations, Paris, France, 1999.

  • INSEAD, Executive Education Modules - Knowledge Management in the Leadership in the Knowledge Society Program (LinKS), Fontainebleau, France 1999.

  • Rotterdam School of Management, Mini-Course - Pricing and Selling Digital Goods on the Internet, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1999.

  • Scandinavian International Management Institute (SIMI), Service Management Executive Program, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • USW Schloss Gracht, General Management Seminar - Marketing und Neue Medien, Electronic Commerce, Cologne, Germany, 1999.

  • Copenhagen Business School, Industry Seminar - Websites as Gateway to Successful E-Commerce, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Athens University of Economics and Business, Executive Lecture Series - Perspectives on Electronic Commerce, Athens, Greece, 1999.

  • Athens University of Economics and Business, MBA Course - Designing and Managing Cyberventures, Athens, Greece, 1999.

  • HEC Business School (University of Lausanne) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Executive Education Moduels - New Information Technology: Strategies for Electronic Commerce, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1999.

  • Lund University, Research Seminar - Perspectives on Electronic Commerce, Lund, Sweden, 1999.

  • Scandinavian International Management Institute (SIMI), General Management Executive Program, Copenhagen - Electronic Commerce, Denmark, 1999.

  • Copenhagen Business School, Research Seminar - Content Providers on the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1998.

  • University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, MBA Session - Content Providers on the Internet, Coventry, UK, 1998.

  • Université de Paris Dauphine, Research Seminar - The Limits to DSS: Supporting Vision, Creativity and Future Thinking, Paris, France 1997.

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Information and Systems Management, Research Seminar - Simulating Demand in Dynamic Environments: Lessons Learned from Modeling the Global System of Mobile Communication (GSM) Markets in Germany, Hong Kong, and Vietnam, Hong Kong, 1997.

  • University of New South Wales, School of Information Systems, Research Seminar - Simulation-based DSS for Telecom Managers, Sydney, Australia 1997.

  • Wollongong University, Research Seminar - Providing Content on the Internet: A Cost Benefit Perspective, Wollongong, Australia, 1997.

  • Curtin University, Research Seminar - SMEs on the Web: A Cost Benefit Perspective, Perth, Australia, 1997.

  • Macquarie University, Research Seminar - SMEs on the Web: A Cost Benefit Perspective, Sydney, Australia, 1997.

  • Swinburne University of Technology, Center of Information Systems Research, Research Seminar - Providing Content on the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

  • Monash University, Department of Information Systems, Research Seminar - Providing Content on the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

  • University Kaiserslautern, Research Seminar - Digital Cellular Communication in Germany - A System Dynamics Mode, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 1995.

 

Professional Seminars (Non-Academic - Selected) 

  • Scientific Advisory Board for Regulatory Issues (WAR) of the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway ('Bundesnetzagentur'), Telekommunikation und Regulierungsperspektiven: Herausforderungen in der Digitalisierung, Bonn, Germany, 2018.

  • Freunde des Adolf-Grimme-Preises e.V., Oeffentliches Werkstattgespraech: Kuenftige Rahmenbedingungen fuer die Sicherung von Qualitaetsfilm und Leitmedien (Public Discussion: Future Conditions for Securing Movie Quality and Guiding Media), Duesseldorf District Government, Duesseldorf Germany, 2013.

  • Breitbandforum (Broadband Forum), Wie viel Breitband braucht der Homo Connectus, Keynote, Bonn, Germany, 2012.

  • OpenForum Academy, Who do you Trust with your Data in the Cloud? (Panelist), Brussels, Belgium, 2012.

  • MSR Consulting - Executive Education Seminar, Are you Ready for the Cloud? A Method for Selecting a User Company's Cloud-Ready IT Services, Cologne, Germany 2012.

  • Fulbright Academy, Sixth Annual Science Conference, Digital Information - Drivers of Innovation, Special Session, Heidelberg, Germany, 2011.

  • Hoya Vision Care Company, Hoya Holdings N.V., Chief Editor Training, International 'B2B' Companies and the Potential of Web 2.0, Keynote, Moenchengladbach, Germany, 2010.

  • Documentary Campus Masterschool, Final Pitching Session, Let's Talk about Money, Keynote, Leipzig, Germany, 2009.

  • Schickler Strategieforum, Zeitungs- und Zeitschriftenverlage im digitalen Zeitalter: Thesen zu Geschaeftsmodellen der Zukunft, Hamburg, Germany, 2009.

  • MTP - Marketing zwischen Theorie und Praxis e.V., Jubilaeumsevent '25 Jahre MTP' & JiM (Jobs im Marketing)-Kongress, Cologne, Germany, 2009.

  • MTP - Marketing zwischen Theorie und Praxis e.V., Kommunikation in Krisenzeiten, Cologne, Germany, 2009.

  • ABRAS - Brasilian Association of Supermarkets, 41st Annual ABRAS Convention, High-Tech in the Supermarket: Opportunities from Integrating Information and Technologies, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2007.

  • Economic Forum Deutschland, 4. Wirtschaftsgipfel, Moderation Think Tank 'Informationstechnologie, IT-Services und Multimedia', Berlin, Germany, 2006.

  • Internationale Journalistenprogramme e.V. (IJP), Silver Jubilee Conference, Panelist, Berlin, Germany, 2006.

  • Korean Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), Invited Consultation: Regulatory Framework Responding to Convergence - Competitiveness of Korean Software Industry - Ubiquitous Broadband & Digital Content, Seoul, Korea, 2006.

  • A.T. Kearney, Member of the Jury, National Student Competition 'the contest', Duesseldorf, Germany, 2005.

  • Kreissparkasse Koeln, Jubilaeumsveranstaltung zu 10 Jahren Internet in der Kreissparkasse, Cologne, Germany, 2005.

  • Medientage Muenchen, Panel: Sourcing-Modelle fuer die Medienindustrie - Chancen & Limits - Erfahrungen und Unbekanntes, IT-Service Outsourcing in der Medienindustry - Beispiele und Einschaetzung, Munich, Germany, 2005.

  • OECD Foresight Forum: Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID): Applications and Public Policy Considerations, RFID Cost / Benefits along the Fashion Supply Chain, Paris, France, 2005.

  • OECD-APEC Global Forum: Policy Frameworks for the Digital Economy, Diversity and Opportunity: Delivery of New Content Goods and Services, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2003.

  • INSEAD Research Forum, Managing Global Innovation: Learning from the World, Rapporteur and Discussant, Fontainebleau, France, 2002.

  • Boersenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, e.V. - Buchhaendlertage, Groesse als einzige Zukunftsstrategie?, Invited Keynote, Braunschweig, Germany, 2002.

  • Syrian Ministry of Science and Education, Opportunities in the Digital World: Applications and Experiences with eBusiness, eLearning, and eResearch, Syrian-German Workshop on Computer Science and Information Systems - Towards Launching a German-Syrian University in Damascus, Keynote, Damascus, Syria, 2002.

  • OECD - Electronic Commerce Business Impact Project (EBIP) Workshop, E-Commerce Business Impact: Facts and Fiction from a Company's Perspective, Rome, Italy, 2001.

  • Deutsche Telekom AG, Making Money with Digital Goods: Facts & Fiction, Strategie-Workshop - Telekom Konzernstrategie IT- / Onlinemaerkte, Bonn, Germany, 2001.

  • Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut fuer Trends und Zukunftsgestaltung 'Ladentagung', Innovative Strategien fuer den POS - Neue Medientechnologien effizient eingesetzt, Zuerich, Switzerland, 2001.

  • Koelner Medienstammtisch, Wieviel 'Old Economy' braucht die 'New Economy'?, Cologne, Germany, 2000.

  • Schmalenbach Unternehmerforum, E-Commerce als Herausforderung des 21. Jahrhunderts, Halver, Germany, 2000.

  • FORUM Druckvorstufe und Medien, Management Digitaler Mediengueter: Geschaeftskonzepte, Oekonomie und Prozessgestaltung, Mainz, Germany, 2000.

  • Komm Konferenz, New Economy: Facts and Fiction Duesseldorf, Germany, 2000.

  • Krak – Top Management Seminar, Online Strategies for Directory Publishers, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000.

  • International Credit Insurance Association (ICIA), Electronic Commerce: Threats and Opportunities for Credit Insurance Companies, Cologne, Germany, 2000.

  • PAConsulting, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000.

  • Koelner Online-Hanse, E-Commerce Business Models: Facts and Fiction, Cologne, Germany, 2000.

  • Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut fuer Trends und Zukunftsgestaltung, Der E-Consumer, Return on Attention, Zuerich, Switzerland, 1999.

  • PIRA Conference Content Management and E-Commerce for Publishers, Online Strategies for Directory Publishers, London, UK, 1999.

  • Adera Copenhagen A/S, E-Business: Facts and Fiction, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Copenhagen Business School, Industry Seminar WebSites as Gateway to Successful E-Commerce, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Merkantildata, New Business Opportunities in the Networked Economy, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Federation of Business Information Services (FEBIS), Perspectives on Information Services in the Next Millennium, La Valetta, Malta, 1999.

  • Social Democratic Party (SPD) - Cologne, Panel Discussion on E-Commerce and New Media, Cologne, Germany, 1999.

  • The Education of Media Coordinators, Invited Graduation Speech, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • OECD, Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce Workshop, Invited Expert, Oslo, Norway, 1999.

  • Danish National Purchasing Conference, Electronic Commerce: Facts and Fiction, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • European Association of Directory Publishers, E-Commerce into On-line Media: Commerce Driven Strategies, Sophia Antipolis, France, 1999.

  • Danish Ministry of Research and Information Technology, The Implications of E-Commerce on the Structure of Co-operation between and within Companies, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Austrian Computer Society, Perspectives on Electronic Commerce and Electronically Trading with Digital Products, Vienna, Austria, 1999.

  • DanNet, Perspectives on Electronic Commerce, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Danish Electronic Industry Association, Expectations Regarding the Future of E-Commerce Markets, Aalborg, Denmark, 1999.

  • IBM Nordic/Lotus, Super.Human.Software Tour 99, Electronic Commerce: Perspectives and Trends, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • World Business Dialogue, Part-Time Executive Education: Opportunities and Limits, Cologne, Germany, 1999.

  • Jyske Bank, Business Opportunities with Innovative IT, Silkeborg, Denmark, 1999.

  • Danish Data Association, Electronic Commerce Conference, Internet- and Market Trends, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • Danish Data Association, IT Security Conference, Electronic Commerce: Linking Security and Business Strategy, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1999.

  • TEKNOFO, Fact and Fiction about Making Money in Electronic Commerce, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1998.

  • Danish Marketing Association, The Future of E-Commerce is Here: How Will the New Media Shape Electronic Business?, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1998.

  • Tele Danmark Internet, Marketing in the E-Commerce World: Opportunities and Impacts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1998.

  • CIRCIT, Providing Content on the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

  • IIR, Professional Workshop Building Cross Industry Alliances in the Telecom Sector, London, UK, 1996.

  • McKinsey&Co., European Information Technology/Systems Practice Development (IT / S PD) Meeting, Competing on EDI - A French Example, Cannes, France, 1993.

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