Saturday, November 16, 2013

Curriculum Vitae

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS


Research Interests

1. Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems (in particular, Value and Success Measurement)
2. Usage and Adoption of Collaborative Systems (e.g. Social Software) in Organizations
3. Competence Management and eLearning
4. Document Management and Information Lifecycle Management
5. Mobile Computing and Implications of the Organizational Digitalization


Teaching Interests

1. (Foundations of) Information Systems
2. Organizational Knowledge Management
3. Online Business and Collaboration
4. Business Intelligence
5. Computer Networks and the Internet


EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS


Positive Interim Evaluation of Assistant Professorship, 2010

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Information Systems, 2005-2007

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Ph.D., Information Systems, ("Dr. rer. pol."), 2005

University of Paderborn (Germany), Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
Dissertation Topic: "Knowledge Management with Topic Maps in Collaborative Environments – Identification, Explication, and Visualization of Semantic Networks in Organizational Memories" (written in German)
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Nastansky (main advisor), Prof. Dr. Leena Suhl (co-advisor)
Total grade: summa cum laude


M.Sc., Computer Science, ("Dipl.-Inform."), 1998

University of Paderborn (Germany), Department of Computer Science
Specializations: Information Systems, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, Business Administration
Master's Thesis: "Strategic Use of Groupware and I*Net Technologies in a leading international financial institution’s IT environment – Evaluation of Technologies, Documentation and Development of a Best Practice Guide for I*Net Programming" (written in German); in cooperation with the IT headquarters of Deutsche Bank AG, Eschborn/Frankfurt, Germany


Internship at Deutsche Bank AG, Eschborn/Frankfurt, Germany, January-April 1998


Freelance IT Consultant and Trainer, 1995-1996

Consulting and deployment of information technologies and information systems
Training and coaching of database management systems, and information and office systems


ACADEMIC POSITIONS


Chaired Full Professor of Business Information Systems, since 2013

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, University of Hagen, Germany


(Deputy) Head of the Department Supply Chain Management & Information Systems (SCM&IS), 2012-2013

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Head of Institute of Research on Information Systems (IRIS), 2012-2013

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Visiting Research Scholar, August-October 2009

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Invited by Prof. Brian S. Butler / funded by DFG


Assistant Professor of Information and Knowledge Management, ("Juniorprofessor"), 2008-2013

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


University Lecturer of Information Systems, 2007-2013

EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Research Director and Project Manager, 2005-2013

Institute of Research on Information Systems (IRIS)
EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Research and Teaching University Assistant, 2005

Institute of Research on Information Systems (IRIS)
EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany


Visiting Research Scholar, March 2003

Institute of Information Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


Visiting Lecturer, May 2000

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey


Research and Teaching University Assistant / Ph.D. Student, 1998-2004

Groupware Competence Center (GCC), University of Paderborn, Germany


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS


* Alumni Association of Economists of the University of Paderborn ("Paderborner Hochschulkreis e.V.", PHK), since 1998
* Association for Information Systems (AIS), since 2004
* Association of Alumni and Sponsors of the European Business School (eXebs e.V.), 2007-2011
* German Academic Association for Business Research ("Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.", VHB), since 2008
* German Association of University Professors and Lecturers ("Deutscher Hochschulverband", DHV), since 2009
* German Computer Science Association ("Gesellschaft für Informatik", GI), since 2003
* German Notes User Group (DNUG), since 2001
* Strategic Management Society (SMS), 2011-2012


CAREER/PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS


* Excellence Award Teaching awarded by the student body of the EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany, 2009
* Independent Evaluator for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC; Canada), Research Grant (up to US$ 300,000), 2009, 2012
* Outstanding Reviewer Award: Baltic Journal of Management, Emerald, 2007
* Best Paper Award: 4th Conference on Professional Knowledge Management: Experiences and Visions, Potsdam, Germany, 2007
* Best Paper Award Nomination: 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-40), Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 2007
* Best Paper Award Nomination: 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37), Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 2004
* Independent Evaluator for the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB, UK), Resource Enhancement Award (US$ 560,000), 2004


PUBLICLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS


InfoGatewayCS, BMWI

Research director of the project "InfoGatewayCS" funded by the BMWI program ZIM-KOOP (June 2010 to October 2011)


EBS-Fraunhofer Supply Chain School (SCS), BMBF

Research director of the project "EBS-Fraunhofer Supply Chain School (SCS)" funded by the BMBF Initiative for Excellence "EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr" (June 2011 to May 2015)


INDUSTRY PROJECTS / CONSULTING EXPERIENCES


GTZ GmbH, Germany

Manager of the project "Development and Assessment of Strategic Options for a Knowledge Center" (August 2008 to January 2010)


AUDI AG, Germany

Manager of the project "CRM System Strategy" (June 2007 to November 2007)


More than eight major Professional Services Firms, Germany and Switzerland

Manager of the project "Knowledge Management Benchmarking Forum for Professional Services Firms (KMBF-PSF)" (since August 2007) {Link}


BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Manager of the project "Introduction of Semantic Web Technologies" (August 2005 to December 2007)


IBM Software Services for Lotus, Ismaning, Germany

Manager of the project "Groupware Competence Center – Professional Service" (October 2001 to September 2003)


Deutsche Bank AG, Eschborn/Frankfurt, Germany

Manager of the project "Groupware Competence Center Bank" (December 1998 to May 2001)


SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS


Languages

* German – first language
* English – fluent


IT Certifications

* CLP IBM Lotus Domino 6 Application Developer
* Certified Lotus Professional R5 Application Developer