Professional Experience

Since 2019

Professor for Business Informatics, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Soest, Germany

Since 2019

Strategic Management Consultant, focus on digital transformations (Freelancer)

Since 2019

Member of the Advisory Board “Digitale Region menschlich gestalten” of the Regional Development Programme “Regionale 2025”

2013-2019

Management Consultant/Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, Duesseldorf, Germany

2013

Research Associate at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany

2009-2013

Research Assistant at the European Research Center for Information Systems, University of Muenster, Germany

Education

Since 2020

Habilitation student/post-doctoral qualification student at the University of Münster

2012

Visiting Research Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia

2011

Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein

2009-2013

PhD Studies in Information Systems at the University of Muenster, Germany

2009

Studies of Information Systems at the University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein

2004-2009

Studies of Information Systems (BScIS, MScIS) at the University of Muenster, Germany

External Funding

  • 2021-2023: Fellowshop for Innovations in Digital Teaching at Universities (digiFellows) of the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (50k EUR)
  • 2021-2022: Curriculum 4.0 nrw of the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (~45k EUR)
  • 2021-2022: Technology scouting for a digital pure player (~10k EUR)
  • 2020-2022: Scientific evaluation and support of a CRM implementation project with a global non-governmental organization (~25k EUR)
  • 2021: Scientific support to automate document driven workflows (~10k EUR)
  • 2021: Scientific support of an end to end process digitalization project with a mid-size energy company (~10k EUR)
  • 2020-2021: Scientific support of an end to end process mining project with a mid-size energy company (~10k EUR)
  • 2020-2021: Scientific support of process automation project with a business development agency (~5k EUR)

Professional Services

Program Committee Memberships/Associate Editor Roles

  • Associate Editor of the tracks “E-Government (Digitale Verwaltung)”, “Digital Retail”, and “Business Process Management” of the Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2022
  • Program Committee Member of the track “Management” of the 19th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2021)
  • Program Committee Member of the “BPM Industry Forum” of the 19th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2021)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Digital Retail” of the Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2021
  • Program Committee Member of the track “Digital Sovereignty in the Era of Smart Cities” of the 22nd Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2021)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Digitized Acting in Digital Societies” of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2020
  • Program Committee Member of the track “Management” of the 18th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2020)
  • Program Committee Member of the track “Service Science and Information Systems” of the 16th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2012

Reviewer

Journals
  • European Journal of Information Systems
  • Business & Information Systems Engineering
  • Journal of Business Research
  • Information and Management
  • Information Systems and e-Business Management
  • Business Process Management Journal
  • Journal of Information Systems
  • International Journal of Services Technology and Management
  • Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management
Conferences
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2021
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2021
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2020
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2020
  • 8th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2013
  • 11th IFIP WP8.5 International Conference on E-Government (EGOV) 2012
  • 13th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o) 2012
  • Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2011
  • 6th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2011
  • 10th IFIP WP8.5 International Conference on E-Government (EGOV) 2011
  • 4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) 2010

Funding/Research Grants

  • 2021: Member of the Jury for the 4th MINTchallenge of the Stifterverband
  • 2021: Reviewer for Research Grants in the BMBF Programme FH Kooperativ
  • 2021: Member of the Jury for the 3rd MINTchallenge of the Stifterverband
  • 2020: Reviewer for Research Grants in the BMBF Programme FH Kooperativ

Awards

2020

Winner of MINTchallenge “MINTdigital – Mit Abstand am besten studieren” of the Stifterverband (3rd place, 2,000 EUR award)

2014

Best Paper nomination at HICSS-47 for “Which Boundary Objects are Applicable to Service Innovation? A Dynamic Capability Perspective

2011

Nominated for “The most compelling, critical research reflection” at IFIP E-Government Conference 2011 for “Market, Network, Hierarchy: Emerging Mechanisms of Governance in Business Process Management

2010

Nominated for “The most compelling, critical research reflection” at IFIP E-Government Conference 2010 for “From Bureaucratic and Quasi‐Market Environments: On the Co‐Evolution of Public Sector Business Process Management

Invited Talks

2021

  • Invited talk at the Navigate Kongress 2021 on Governance Models for Robotic Process Automation
  • Lecturer at the ERCIS BPM Winter School 2021

2020

  • Guest lecture on process automation at the University of Münster
  • Panelist at the JIS Workshop on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Research