Industry and Society

Media Coverage (Selected)

Entrepreneurial Activities (Selected)

  • Co-Founder and Board Member, Digitize AG – Strategic Advisory Network for Digital Innovation and Transformation, Liechtenstein, since 2020.
  • Co-Founder and Academic Advisor, – Space Analytics Services for Healthy and Sustainable Living. Liechtenstein Venture Cooperative, Liechtenstein since 2020.
  • Co-Founder, The AIS Practitioner Research Community, Initiative to foster the engagement of doctorly qualified professionals in research, since 2019.
  • Co-Founder and Co-Editor, AIS in Practice, bringing scientific research to practice, Liechtenstein, Vaduz, since 2018.
  • Co-founder, Home of Innovation – HOI, Startup Incubator and Co-Working Space, Ruggell, Liechtenstein, since 2016.
  • Co-Founder and Partner,, documenting and sharing design science research in the cloud, Liechtenstein, Vaduz, since 2016.
  • Co-Founder and Partner, cloud services for text mining, Liechtenstein, Vaduz, since 2015.BAC 2015 Best Prototype and Demo Award at ICIS 2015.
  • Co-Founder and Academic The Global Encyclopedia for Information Systems Education, Online-Community, since 2014. AIS Technology Challenge Award 2015.
  • Co-founder and Director, Competence Centers on Innovation and Technology, University of Liechtenstein, since 2009: Big Data Analytics (CC-BDA), Business Process Management (CC-BPM), Enterprise Content Management (CC-ECM), Enterprise Resource Planning (CC-ERP), GreenIT (CC-GIT). Funded by local industry.
  • Co-founder and Director, Competence Center for E-Learning, University of Münster, Germany, 2005-2007. Funded by BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Germany).
  • Co-founder and Director – Competence Center for Internet Economics and Hybrid Systems, University of Münster, Germany, 2005-2007. Funded by BMBF.

Advisory Roles (Selected)

  • Advisory Board Member, IVI – Innovation Value Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland.
  • Advisory Board Member, AACSB International, Supporting the Information Systems Task Force in developing the Management Curriculum for the Digital Era (MaCuDE), AACSB International, Steevens Institute of Technology and PwC, since 2019.
  • External Advisor in Business Information Systems to J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway, since 2018.
  • Board Member, Digital Liechtenstein, a network and platform to support digital innovation and transformation in Liechtenstein.
  • Senior Advisor,, Blockchain start-up in the education sector, Munich, Germany, since 2018.
  • Senior Advisor,, Blockchain start-up in the equity market, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, since 2017.
  • Executive Board Member, Gesellschaft für Prozessmanagement, Vienna, Austria, since 2016.
  • Advisory Board Member, Foundation for the Future of Liechtenstein, since 2012.
  • Advisory Board Member, Swisscleantech. Swiss Trade Association for Sustainable Business, Bern, Switzerland, since 2009.
  • Advisory Board Member, Liechtenstein Commission for Innovation and Technological Development, Member of the State Committee, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 2008 – 2012.
  • Delegate to the European Commission on Information Technology Research and Education for the Liechtenstein Government, 2008 – 2013.

Corporate Training and Coaching (Selected)

Selected Industry Case Studies

Selected Keynotes (Selected)

  • Host and moderator of the Business Process Intelligence Tour 2021 (BPI 2021) by Signavio + SAP, Digital world tour including four events: DACH, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Americas 2021 (approx. 10.000 participants).
  • Keynote at BPM2020, 18th Int. Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2020), Keynote:  Towards Process Science – Embracing Interdisciplinary Research Opportunities in the Digital Age, Sevilla, Spain, 2020 (approx.. 800 participants).
  • Opening Keynote at IFIP 6.11, I3E conference, The 18th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society, Opening Keynote, Next Generation Design Science Research, Trondheim, Norway (approx. 150 participants), September 2019.
  • Opening note and panel moderation at the Mobility in the Sharing Society, Inaugural ECIS Industry Forum at ECIS Stockholm (approx. 50 participants), June 2019.
  • Keynote at the Signavio BPM World, 10 Principles of Good Business Process Management, Berlin (approx. 300 participants), November 2018.
  • Keynote at the 11. Praxisforum, Business Process Management, Business Process Management, Höhr-Grenzhausen, June2018, (approx. 200 participants), June 2018.
  • Opening Keynote at the Karlsruhe Service Summit (KSS2017), The Power of Text Mining for Service Innovation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), (approx. 100 participants), June 2017.
  • Opening Keynote at Innovations for Next Generation AutomobilesInternational Symposium 2016, The Power of Text Mining, Sendai, Japan (approx. 100 participants), 2016.
  • Keynote at the itAIS 2016, 13th Conference of the Italian Chapter of AIS, The Potential of Text Mining: The New Modesty in IS Research?, Verona, Italy, together with Claudia Loebbecke (approx.. 75 participants), 2016.
  • Opening Keynote at EMISA 2016, 7th International Workshop on Enterprise Modeling and Information Systems Architectures, Ten Principles of Good Business Process Management, Vienna, Austria (approx. 50 participants), 2016.
  • Opening Keynote at the Swiss BPM Forum, Business Process ManagementOn the Role of Culture in Digital Innovation, Zürich, Switzerland (approx. 300 participants), 2016.
  • Opening Keynote at BPM Lisbon, Master ClassTen Principles of Good Business Process Management, Lisabon, Partugal (approx. 300 participants), 2016.
  • Keynote at ICEIS 2016, 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, The Power of Process Mining – How to Leverage Naturally Occurring Text Data for Effective Enterprise Information Systems Design and Use, Rome, Italy (approx. 200 participants), 2016.
  • Opening Keynote at the Digital Banking Day, Big Data Analytics – How Organizations Leverage the Potential of Large Sets of Unstructured Data, University of Liechtenstein (approx. 150 participants), 2015.
  • Keynote at the FinTech Congress, Digital Innovation and Transformation, Liechtenstein (approx. 100 participants), 2015.
  • Keynote at the Enterprise Content Management Days, Content Audit – How to Scope Enterprise Content Management Projects, Düsseldorf Germany (approx. 200 participants), 2015
  • Keynote at the Bosch Innovation Day, Business Process Management and Digital Innovation, Berlin, Germany (approx. 150 participants), Zürich Switzerland (approx. 100 participants), 2014.
  • Opening Keynote at the European BPM Round Table, 2nd European BPM Round TableDriving Innovation in a Digital World, University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein (approx. 200 participants), 2014.
  • Keynote Tournament at BPM Global Trends, Road Show BrasiliaTen Principles of Good Business Process Management, Road Show including Sao Paulo (600 participants), Rio de Janeiro (500 participants), and Brasilia (700 participants), Brazil, 2013.
  • Keynote at SAP Global Business Transformation Summit 2013, On the Role of Business Excellence in Digital Capability Management, Plenary Session, Washington, USA, (approx. 200 participants), 2013.
  • Keynote at SAP Global Business Transformation Summit 2012, In-Memory Value Creation, Parallel Session, Budapest, Bulgaria (approx. 100 participants), 2012.
  • Keynote at BPM Summit Vienna, Six Factors for Successful Business Process Management Implementation, Vienna (approx. 200 participants), 2012.
  • Keynote at the SAP Global Business Transformation Summit 2011, How Hilti Masters Transformation, Parallel Session, Barcelona, Spain (approx. 100 participants), 2011.
  • Keynote at the Taipei NeuroIS SummitOn the use of Neuroscience Methods and Tools in Information Systems Research, Taipei, Taiwan (approx. 100 participants), 2011.