Michel Avital (Copenhagen Business School)
Michel Avital is Microsoft Chair and Professor of IT Management in Copenhagen Business School and also a Visiting Professor in the applied research institute Viktoria ICT, Gothenburg, Sweden. Digital innovation and digital entrepreneurship is the leitmotif of Michel’s work that focuses on examining the crossroads of information, technology, and people. Building on alternative genres and especially positive modalities of inquiry, his research focuses on technology and organization with an emphasis on the social aspects of information technologies. He has published four books and over 100 articles on topics such as sharing economy, big data, open data, open design, generative design, creativity, innovation, green IT and sustainable value. He is an editorial board member of nine leading IS journals and serves in various organizing capacities in major international conferences on organization studies and management information systems.
Further information: http://www.cbs.dk/en/staff/mavitm
Roman Beck (IT University of Copenhagen)
Roman Beck is Professor at IT University of Copenhagen and Head of the Information Management section and Head of the Technology, Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (TIME) research group. His research focuses on the role of IT service sourcing, services management, and services engineering with a special focus on social media analytics, cryptographic economic systems, and virtualization in the financial service sector. He is interested in institutional logics, organizational mindfulness, and organizational awareness. Roman serves as Senior Editor for the DATA BASE journal and as Associate Editor for BISE and JBE. He has published over 30 journal and 80 peer-reviewed conference articles in outlets such as MISQ, JIT, JSIS, CAIS, I&M, IT&P, ICIS, among others.
Further information: www.romanbeck.com
Boris Düdder (University of Copenhagen)
Boris Düdder is an Assistant Professor in Software Engineering at the University of Copenhagen. His primary research is formal methods in software engineering and with a focus on developing methods for automatic software synthesis with safety and security guarantees. He has obtained his doctoral degree from the Technical University of Dortmund and has 20 years’ experience across different technology (including Microsoft Corp.), research (Fraunhofer Institute for Software- and System Engineering, CERN), and consulting companies for banking and finance (software architect).
Fritz Henglein (University of Copenhagen)
Fritz Henglein is professor of programming languages and systems at DIKU, the Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH), previously of Technische Universität München, Rutgers University, IBM Research, New York University, Utrecht University, Hafnium ApS (co-founder) and IT University of Copenhagen. He has held guest professorships at the University of New South Wales, Cornell University and Kellogg College, Oxford. He presently directs the UCPH-based Strategic Research Center on Functional High-performance Computing for finance (HIPERFIT) and chairs the steering committee of the Danish Innovation Network on Finance IT (CFIR). His research interests are in semantic, logical and algorithmic aspects of programming languages, specifically type inference, type-based program analysis, algorithmic functional programming and domain-specific languages, and the application of programming language technology in high-performance stream processing (www.diku.dk/kmc), data-parallel programming (hiperfit.dk), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and e-health.
Further information: http://www.diku.dk/~henglein/index.html
Omri Ross (University of Copenhagen)
Omri Ross is an Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen and works mainly with blockchain technology and financial engineering. He has obtain a PhD Degree from the University of Cambridge and holds over 15 years experience across different positions at leading financial and technology companies (including Barclays Capital and Microsoft) as well as consulting, setting up and board positions in several disruptive technology ventures.