Sirkka Jarvenpaa received her B.S. from Bowling Green State University and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Her research and teaching interests include global information technology, group and organizational decision support systems, and strategic use of information technology. Prof. Jarvenpaa is the winner of the Alexander von Humboldt-Award 2022 to acknowledge outstanding scientific achievements. Within the next year she will come to Münster several times to continue her work and to initiate collaborations within the IS research area.