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Academic Positions

Affiliated Positions

Academic Background

Completed Doctoral Supervision

  • Principal Supervisor – Sanja Tumbas, Digital Innovation and Rapid Growth in Entrepreneurial Organizations, PhD completed in 2017, University of Liechtenstein, 2017, now Assistant Professor IESE Business School.
  • Committee Chair – Felix Schüssler, Born Globals: Unternehmerische Strategien für eine schnelle Internationalisierung, PhD completed in 2017.
  • Associate Supervisor – Thomas Abrell, Customer Knowledge and User Knowledge in Innovation of Complex Products in B2B Firms, PhD completed in 2017, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.
  • External Examiner – Patrick Brandtner, Design and Evaluation of a Process Model for the Early Stages of Product Innovation, PhD completed in 2017, Dublin City University, Ireland, 2017.
  • External Examiner – Reija Nurmeksela, Implementing Structured Document Production to Support Enterprise Content Management, PhD completed in 2017, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 2017.
  • Principal Supervisor – Sarah Zelt, On the Concept and Role of Context in Business Process Managemen, PhD completed in 2016, University of Liechtenstein, 2016, Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Research Project` in 2016.
  • Principal Supervisor – Nadine Székely, The Role of Information Systems in Environmental Sustainability Transformations, PhD completed in 2016, University of Liechtenstein, 2016, Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best PhD Thesis` in 2016.
  • Associate Supervisor – Marcel Rosenberger, Entwicklung einer Architektur zur Integration von Social Media mit Informationssystemen im Kundenbeziehungsmanagement, PhD completed in 2016, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.
  • Associate Supervisor – Elena Gorbacheva, A Gender Perspective on Business Process Management Workforce – Addressing the Lack of Qualified Business Process Management Professionals, PhD completed in 2016, University of Münster, Germany, 2016.
  • Associate Supervisor – Paul Rigger, Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Feedback Information System to Promote Sustainable Indoor Air Quality Control, PhD completed in 2016, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, 2016.
  • Associate Supervisor – Regine Dörbecker, Analysis, Design and Evaluation of a Framework for the Modularization of Service Systems, PhD ongoing, PhD completed in 2016, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2016.
  • Opponent – Jens Ohlsson, Explorative Business Process Management: Design and Evaluation of the Prioritization and Categorization Method, PhD completed in 2016, University of Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.
  • Principal Supervisor – Stefan Debortoli, Big Data Analytics as a Strategy of Inquiry in Information Systems Research, PhD completed in 2015 – Selected Lindau Nobel Prize Laureate Young Faculty in 2014 and Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Publication` in 2014, University of Liechtenstein, 2015.
  • Associate Supervisor – Tim A. Rickenberg, Contributions to Enterprise Content Management, PhD completed in 2015, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany,2015.
  • Associate Supervisor – Amir Riaz, Designing Websites to Elicit Emotions and Enhance Comprehension of Web-Based Information, PhD completed in 2015, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2015.
  • Committee Chair – Nadine Poser, Distance Leadership in International Corporations Assessing the Role of Physical Distance, Relationship Quality and Interaction Frequency in the Leader – Follower Relationship, PhD completed in 2015 – Accepted for publication in the Springer Series Advances in Information Systems and Business Engineering in 2016, University of Liechtenstein, 2015.
  • Examiner – Tahvo Hyötyläinen, Path to Improved Firm Performance with Business Process Management (BPM) and BPM Systems Versicherung, PhD completed in 2013 – Accepted for publication in the Springer Series Advances in Information Systems and Business Engineering in 2015, University of Tampere, Finland, 2015.
  • Principal Supervisor – Andrea Herbst, Evaluating the Success of Enterprise Content Management, PhD completed in 2014 – Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Research Project` in 2015, University of Liechtenstein, 2014.
  • Principal Supervisor – Sonia Lippe, Managing enterprise content in business processes, PhD completed in 2014 – Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Research Project` in 2014, University of Liechtenstein, 2014.
  • Committee Chair – Simon Zäch, Leadership in jungen Unternehmen, PhD completed in 2014 PhD completed in 2014, University of Liechtenstein, 2014.
  • Member of the Committee – Willem Mertens, Positive Deviance: A Study of Measurement and Determinants, PhD completed in 2014, Vlerick Business School, University of Leuven, Belgium, 2014.
  • Principal Supervisor – Christian Sonnenberg, Bridging the Gap Between Business Process Management and Accounting – Design and Evaluation of a Process Accounting Model, PhD completed in 2013 – Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Research Project` in 2013, University of Liechtenstein, 2013.
  • Committee Chair – Thomas Götzen, Buyouts aus Familienunternehmen – Corporate Governance, strategischer Wandel und Wachstum, PhD completed in 2013, University of Liechtenstein, 2013.
  • Principal Supervisor – Theresa Sinnl, Understanding Culture as a Concept in Business Process Management Research, PhD completed in 2012 – Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best PhD Thesis` in 2013, University of Liechtenstein, 2012.
  • Associate Supervisor – Norbert Schmid, Referenzprozessmodell zur Steuerung der Entwicklung von IT-enabled Business Innovations in der Versicherung, PhD completed in 2012 – Accepted for publication in the Springer Series Advances in Information Systems and Business Engineering in 2015, University of Regensburg, Germany, 2012.
  • Principal Supervisor – Alexander Simons, Managing enterprise content in business processes, PhD completed in 2011 – Selected Lindau Nobel Prize Laureate Young Faculty in 2011 and Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best PhD Thesis` in 2012, University of Liechtenstein, 2011.
  • Associate Supervisor – Daniel Richter, On the relevance of contextual variety for Internet Social Networking Research. Observations and implications from Social Network Sites usage within Universities, PhD completed in 2010, University of Münster, Germany, 2010.
  • Associate Supervisor – Kai Schmidt-Eisenlohr, Anwendbarkeit von Wirtschaftlichkeitsanalysen auf mobile Anwendungssysteme, PhD completed in 2010, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2010.
  • Examiner – Kristian Rotaru, Process-based operational risk identification with value-focussed process engineering, PhD completed in 2010, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2010.

Completed Habilitation and Tenure Supervision

  • Principal Supervisor – Oliver Müller, Big Data Analytics in Information Systems Research, Tenure Process, completed in 2016, appointed Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen in 2016 – Selected Lindau `Nobel Prize Laureate Young Faculty` in 2014 and Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Publication` in 2012 together with Stefan Seidel, University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein, 2016, Associate Professor IT University Copenhagen, Denmark since 2016.
  • Principal Supervisor – Stefan Seidel, On Theory, Context, Design, and Impact in Information Systems Research, Habilitation completed in 2014, appointed Associate Professor at the University of Liechtenstein in 2015 – Selected Lindau Nobel Prize Laureate Young Faculty in 2011 and Awarded by the Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award in the category `Best Publication` in 2012 together with Oliver Müller, University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein, 2014, Associate Professor University of Liechtenstein, since 2015.
  • Member of the Committee – Stin Viane, Tenure Process for Full Professor, completed in 2014, Vlerick Business School, University of Leuven, Belgium, 2014.

* Accreditation agencies: AACSB = the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; AMBA = Association of MBAs; EFMD = European Foundation for Management Development; EUA = European University Association; EQUIS= European Quality Improvement System by EFMD.

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