|Prof. Dr. Wil van der Aalst
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Wil van der Aalst is a full professor of Information Systems at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e). He is also the Academic Supervisor of the International Laboratory of Process-Aware Information Systems of the National Research University, Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Since 2003 he has a part-time appointment at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). His research interests include workflow management, process mining, Petri nets, BPM, process modeling, and process analysis. He has published more than 160 journal papers, 17 books, 300 refereed conference/workshop publications, and 50 book chapters. Many of his papers are highly cited (he has an H-index of more than 103 according to Google Scholar, making him the European computer scientist with the highest H-index). In 2012, he received the degree of doctor honoris causa from Hasselt University. In 2013, he was appointed as Distinguished University Professor of TU/e.
|Prof. Dr. Jörg Becker
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Jörg Becker is Full Professor and head of the Department of Information Systems at the University of Münster. He is the Academic Director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS). He is Editor in Chief of the journal Information Systems and e-Business Management and serves on various editorial boards. His work has appeared in several journals (e.g. Communications of the AIS, Information Systems Journal, and Business Process Management Journal) and was presented on international conferences (e.g. ICIS, AMCIS, and ECIS). His research interests include BPM, retail IS, e-Government and strategic IT-management. He is honorary professor of the National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow. Also, Jörg is partner of two university spin-offs on BPM consulting for retail and e-Government.
|Prof. Dr. Marlon Dumas
University of Tartu, Estonia
Marlon Dumas is Professor of Software Engineering at University of Tartu, Estonia. He is also Strategic Area Leader at STACC: a collaborative research center that gathers ten Estonian IT organizations with the aim of conducting industry-driven research in service engineering and data mining. From 2000 to 2007, he worked in the BPM group at Queensland University of Technology in Australia. Professor Dumas has been recipient of best paper awards at the ETAPS’2006,
BPM’2010 and BPM’2013 conferences and recipient of the 10-years most influential paper award at MODELS’2011 conference. He is co-author of the textbook “Fundamentals of Business Process Management” (Springer).
|Prof. Dr. Mikael Lind
University of Borås, Viktoria Institute, and Linköping University, Sweden
Mikael Lind is with the University of Borås, Viktoria Institute, and Linköping University, Sweden. He is the director of the informatics department and the founder of the InnovationLab at the school of Business and Informatics in Borås. He is also the co-founder of the Swedish GSI (Graduate School of Informatics) and is active in different international communities such as Language/action and Pragmatic Web. He is also part of the management board for the AIS special interest group SIGPrag (www.sigprag.org). His research focus is on Pragmatist IS research on Co-design of Business and IT accommodating four research areas; Business Process Management, e-Service Innovation, Method Engineering, and Research Methods for Information Systems Development. He is also the project manager of the citizen-centric e-service project e-Me (www.e-me.se) as well as associate editor for the open journal Systems, Signs & Actions (www.sysiac.org).
|Prof. Dr. Peter Loos
Universität des Saarlands, Germany
Peter Loos (1960) is director of the Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and is professor of Information Systems at Saarland University. His research activities include business process management, information modelling, enterprise systems as well as implementation of information systems. Peter graduated from Saarland University (Dipl.-Kfm.). He received his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) and his venia legendi also from Saarland University. He held positions as professor at Chemnitz University of Technology and at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Before he pursued a career in academics he worked for 6 years as software development manager. Peter wrote several books, contributed to 40 books and published more than 100 papers in journals and proceedings.
|Dr. Amy van Looy
Ghent University, Belgium
Amy Van Looy holds a Ph.D. in applied economics. She is assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Ghent University (Belgium). Before entering academia, Amy worked as an IT consultant (i.e., mainly business and functional analyst) for large e-government projects. Her research focuses on business process maturity and capabilities in public and private organisations, by considering the traditional process lifecycle as well as the organisational culture and structure. Other research interests include business process integration and business process modelling. Her research and publications can be accessed at http://www.amyvanlooy.eu/. The best way to contact Amy is via mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can subscribe to her tweets at http://twitter.com/AmyVanLooy.
|Prof. Dr. Jan Mendling
WU Vienna, Austria
Jan Mendling is a Full Professor and head of the Institute for Information Business at WU Vienna. His research Areas include Business Process Management, Conceptual Modelling and Enterprise Systems. He studied at University of Trier (Germany) and UFSIA Antwerpen (Belgium), and received a PhD degree from WU Vienna (Austria). After being a postdoc with QUT Brisbane (Australia) and a junior professor at HU Berlin (Germany), he moved back to WU in 2011. He has published more than 200 research papers and articles, a.o. in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, and Decision Support Systems. He is member of the editorial board of three international journals, one of the founders of the Berlin BPM Community of Practice (www.bpmb.de), and board member of the Austrian Gesellschaft für Prozessmanagement.
|Prof. Dr. Jan Recker
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Jan Recker is the Woolworths Chair of Retail Innovation, Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow and a Full Professor for Information Systems at Queensland University of Technology. His research focuses on organizational innovation, process management in organizational practice, and IT-enabled business transformations. Jan has written over 130 journal articles and conference papers on these and other topics and published 3 books on Process Management and research. His work has received funding in excess of $2 million, from government and several large organizations, including SAP, Woolworths, Hargreaves, Suncorp, IP Australia, Australian Federal Police, Ergon, Stanwell, Federal and State Government, and others.
|Prof. Dr. ir. Hajo Reijers
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Hajo Reijers is a full professor in Information Systems at Eindhoven University of Technology as well as the head of BPM research at Perceptive Software. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2002), an M.Sc. in Computer Science (1994), and an M.Sc. in Technology and Society (1994), all from TU/e. Hajo wrote his Ph.D. thesis on the topic of BPM for the service industry while he was a manager with Deloitte. By now, he published over 150 scientific papers, chapters in edited books, and articles in professional journals. He is the managing director of the European BPM Round Table initiative.
|Dr. Peter Trkman
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Peter Trkman is associate professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana. His research interests encompass business models and various aspects of business process, supply chain and operations management. He participated in several projects and published over 70 papers including papers in journals like Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Long Range Planning and Wirtschaftsinformatik. He won several research awards and has been cited over 1000 times. He scores well above the average in students’ evaluations of his pedagogical work.