About Me

I am Professor in Computer and Systems Sciences with a specialization on IT Management at Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV), Stockholm University, Sweden.

My academic background includes a Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cluj-Napoca Polytechnic Institute, a Degree in Management from Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, a Ph.D. in Management with a focus on Management of Information Systems from West University of Timisoara, Romania and the title of Docent in Information Systems from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm, Sweden.

I am working in information systems area for more than 30 years. During these years I worked in different organizations in Romania and Sweden. I have also been for short periods of time a visiting research fellow at University of Brighton in 1998 and at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000 and a postdoctoral researcher at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm between the years 2002-2003.

At DSV I am leading the research group in IT Management and Governance within Information Systems unit. My current research interest is in Business-IT Alignment, IT Governance and IT Outsourcing. The results of my research work has been published in journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Information Systems Management, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Applications, International Journal of Information Technology and Management, Information Resources Management Journal, International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance, and The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. Moreover, my research work has been published in the proceedings of top conferences in information systems area like European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD), International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), in Springer series like Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Lectures Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Business Information ProcessingCommunications in Computer and Information Science and in Procedia Technology and Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier.

I am in the management board of the Swedish Research School of Management and IT (MIT) and member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), USA. I am also a senior research fellow at Gunilla Bradley Centre for Digital Business, Linnaeus University.

I am serving as associate editor of International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) and I am on the editorial board of Timisoara Journal of Economics and Business (TJEB). I also have served as ad hoc reviewer for different journals like European Journal of Information Systems, Computers in Human Behavior, Business & Information Systems Engineering and as reviewer or track co-chair or track associate editor of top international conferences in information systems area like ICIS, AMCIS, HICSS, ECIS and PACIS.