DIÓGENES DE SOUZA BIDO
Ph.D. in Business Administration at FEA / USP, 2004
Professor at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil
Master and Ph.D. in Business Administration from FEA / USP, postdoctoral degree at IPEN. Productivity in Research CNPq scholarship. Adjunct professor in the Postgraduate Program in Administration at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and researcher at the Núcleo de Pesquisa e Formação em Administração with the following topics: Methodological aspects of research in administration, structural equation modeling (LISREL and PLS-SEM), multivariate analysis , Individual and organizational learning and measures in organizational learning.
ERIC VAN HECK (HENDRICUS VAN HECK)
Ph.D. in Information Systems at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 1993
Professor at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Eric van Heck is Professor of Information Management and Markets and Chairman of the Department of Technology & Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). His research concentrates on the role and impact of business architectures and digital platforms to solve complex societal and business challenges. At the moment he works on Digital Business & Architecture, Big Data & Analytics, Digital Work, and Energy Markets. Research is carried out in collaboration with innovative companies and universities in Brazil, China, Europe, Indonesia, and USA. Professor van Heck is involved in the very popular MSc. in Business Information Management (BIM). He teaches a master core course in Business Architecture & Consultancy, PhD workshops on Information Management Research and Multi-agent Research, and executive courses on "Leading Transformation in the Digital Economy" and "Leadership Challenges with Big Data".
EUSEBIO SCORNAVACCA JUNIOR
Ph.D. in in Information Systems at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2010
Professor at Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
Eusebio Scornavacca is the Parsons Professor of Digital Innovation and Director of the Centre for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture at the University of Baltimore. Prof. Scornavacca is also J. & M. Thompson Professor of Management Information Systems and Dean James Chair for distinguished teaching in the Merrick School of Business. Prior to joining UB, Professor Scornavacca was a faculty member and director of research at the School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. He has also held academic positions in Japan, Italy, China, France and Brazil. His research interests include mobile and ubiquitous information systems, digital ecosystems and disruptive ICT innovation. During the past 16 years he has conducted qualitative and quantitative research in a wide range of industries, including research sponsored by the private sector. Professor Scornavacca's research has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Information Technology, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Communications of the AIS and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. He is currently chair of the standing committee of the International Conference on Mobile Business—an AIS affiliated conference.
Ph.D. in Administration at McGill University, 2003
Professor at HEC Montreal, Canada and associate professor at FGV EAESP, Brazil
Marlei Pozzebon is full professor at HEC Montréal and associate professor at FGV EAESP. Some keywords of her research are social change, citizen creativity, social technologies, global-local dialogue and post-development. Her research interests are linked to the relationship between technology and society and to the possibilities of better understanding and promoting social change using practice-based theoretical lenses and qualitative research methods. In terms of theories, structuration theory, different forms of social constructivism and critical approaches are appealing to her. She has been publishing her work at journals like Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Business and Society and Public Administration among others, and at leading Brazilian journals as well, like Revista de Administração de Empresas (RAE).
NATHALIE NADIA MITEV
Ph.D. in Management Information Systems at Salford University Manchester, England, 2000
Professor at King’s College London University, London, England
Nathalie Mitev is Senior Visiting Research Fellow at School of Management, King’s College London University.
Her research focuses on the organisational aspects of information systems and technology concentrating on implementation success and failure, particularly from a social, cultural and political perspective. She is interested in analysing how technology is used in organisations drawing theoretically on the sociology of technology and innovation, and technology management. She has an international reputation for critical in depth qualitative research in Information Systems (IS), for setting the agenda and helping to bring this approach within mainstream IS research and practice.
PHILLIP SHEU (CHEN-YU SHEU) - THE COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELED
Ph.D. in Electr. Engrg. & Computer Sci. at University of California, Berkeley, 1986
Professor at University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
A Fellow of IEEE, Sheu is currently active in research related to semantic computing, robotic computing, and complex biomedical systems. He has published two books, Intelligent Robotic Planning Systems, and Software Engineering and Environment - An Object-Oriented Perspective, and he is a co-editor of Semantic Computing (IEEE Press/Wiley). He also has published extensively in object-relational data and knowledge engineering, semantic computing, robotic computing, and biomedical computing. He is the founder of the Institute for Semantic Computing and Robotic Computing (SC-RC), the IEEE International Conference of Semantic Computing (ICSC), the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Semantic Computing (TCSEM), and the Knowledge Societies, an accredited member of UNESCO/USFUCA. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Semantic Computing (IJSC) and the Encyclopedia with Semantic Computing (ESC), and a co-founder of the IEEE International Conference of Multimedia Big Data (BigMM), the IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (ICRC), and the Bay Area Multimedia Forum (BAMMF).
RODRIGO BANDEIRA DE MELLO
Ph.D. in Production Engineering at Federal University of Santa Catarina, 2002
Professor at FGV EAESP, Brazil and at the Merrimack College in the United States
Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello is currently Associate Professor of Strategy at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EAESP) and at the Merrimack College in the United States. He earned a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from Federal University of Santa Catarina and a bachelor’s in engineering from Federal University of Ceara. He was a visiting doctoral student at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine and University of Lyon III in France, and a visiting scholar at MIT. His research interests focus on market and non-market sources of competitive advantage, particularly, the integration between competitive and political strategies for achieving superior performance, and the diversification and international expansion of business groups and conglomerates. Dr. Bandeira de Mello has worked with computer-assisted qualitative analysis since 1998, and he is a pioneer in applying these tools in management research. He has trained several researchers in Brazil, France, Portugal, and in the United States. His work on this topic has appeared in books and in several peer-reviewed journals including Computers & Education, and Information and Organization.
THOMAS GEORGE BRASHEAR ALEJANDRO
Ph.D. in Marketing at Georgia State University, 1998
Professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Thomas Brashear Alejandro (PhD Georgia State University) is Associate Professor of Marketing in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Principle areas of research include sales management, strategy and new ventures. Prof Brashear Alejandro is currently the Editor in Chief of Marketing Intelligence and Planning, as well as the Associate Editor for RAE - Revista de Administração de Empresas, BAR - Brazilian Administrative Review, and JBR - Journal of Business Research