Professor Dragos Vieru
Visiting International Professor (VIP)

Home university: 
TELUQ University of Quebec, Montreal (CAN)
Date of the visit: 
3. June 2020 to 30. June 2020
  • About

    Dragos Vieru is a Full Professor of Information Technology at the TELUQ University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in IT from HEC Montreal and a M.Sc. degree in Management of Information Systems from John Molson School of Business, Montreal, Canada. His research interests are in the areas of IT-enabled organizational change, knowledge sharing, and IT sourcing. Dragos Vieru has published articles in several academic journals, notably in the Journal of Knowledge Management, in the International Journal of Information Management, and in the Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases. His research has been presented at several major international conferences in IS, such as ICIS, AMCIS, HICSS, and ASAC. He is the chair of the Social-Technical Issues in Organizational Information Technologies mini-track at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).  Prior to joining academia, he spent over 15 years in the Canadian public healthcare sector as an IT project manager.

    Professor Dragos Vieru visits the Institute for Information Systems on a regular basis to moderate two seminars at the chair of Prof. Dr. Stefan Klein: “Ethics and Cybertechnology” (Master IS) and “Organizational Change, Innovation, and Ambidexterity: Conflicting Demands, Paradoxes, and Dilemmas” (Master IS). Due to the corona pandemic, visits by guest researchers were not possible during the summer semester. Therefore, the seminars were held in a virtual format.