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 and Leader of IT Management Group within Information Systems unit at DSV.

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.

My industrial and academic experience in information systems/information technology area is over 30 years, time in which I worked in different organizations in Romania and Sweden. I have also been for short periods of time a visiting research fellow in universities in UK.

My current research interest is in Business-IT Alignment, IT Governance and IT Outsourcing. I have published my research 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, Americas Conference on Information Systems, Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, International Conference on Information Systems Development, International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, 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 a member of the Swedish Research School of Management and IT (MIT) and also of Association for Information Systems (AIS), USA.

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 and have been a program committee member of many international conferences in information systems area.