Professeur associé
department: Systèmes d’information, sciences de la décision et statistiques
Campus de Cergy

Prof. Kyriakou is the Holder of the Media & Digital Chair and an Associate Professor at ESSEC Business School. Prof. Kyriakou focuses on how artificial and collective intelligence can enhance product development processes. The overarching goal of his research is to provide insights into how organizations can create value beyond their typical boundaries and endeavours. His work, research, consulting, and engagement with executives have focused on the intersection between artificial and collective intelligence, digital strategy and transformation, as well as data-informed decision making. He has taught, conducted research, and consulted executives in multinational companies, including Airbnb, Danone, Facebook, Kickstarter, Twitch, Vueling, and Yelp among others.

Part of his work has been published in the leading business and information systems journals and conferences, including Academy of Management Review, MIS Quarterly, and the International Conference on Information Systems. His work has been supported by numerous organizations including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Spanish government.

Prof. Kyriakou is the recipient of the Early Career Award by the Association for Information Systems, has been named among the Best 40-Under-40 MBA Professors by Poets & Quants, and has served as an advisor on digitalization issues for the European Commission. His research has received best paper awards from the Academy of Management (AoM), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), and a best dissertation award. He has also received an outstanding associate editor award from the Academy of Management (AoM). 

Kyriakou holds a Ph.D. from Stevens Institute of Technology, an M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.Sc. from the University of Piraeus. Prior to joining ESSEC, Prof. Kyriakou was a professor at IESE Business School.


  • 2018: Case Method Teaching Seminar (Harvard Business School États-Unis)
  • 2009: From Technology to Innovation: Putting Ideas to Work (MIT Sloan School of Management États-Unis)
  • 2008: Challenges of Leadership in Teams (MIT Sloan School of Management États-Unis)


  • 2016: Doctor of Philosophy, Sciences de Gestion, Science de gestion (Stevens Institute of Technology États-Unis)
  • 2010: Master of Science, Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University États-Unis)
  • 2007: Bachelor of Science, Digital Systems (University of Piraeus Grèce)
Autres positions académiques
    • 2022 – 2024 : Responsable de chaire MEDIA & ENT (ESSEC Business School France)
Positions académiques principales
    • 2021 – Présent : Professeur associé (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2016 – 2021 : Professeur assistant (Iese Business School Espagne)


  • 2022 : Early Career Award (Association for Information Systems (AIS), États-Unis)
  • 2022 : Best Research Paper Award (Fondation ESSEC, France)
  • 2021 : Distinguished Member (Association for Information Systems (AIS), États-Unis)
  • 2020 : Best Associate Editor (Association for Information Systems (AIS), États-Unis)
  • 2018 : Emerald Best International Symposium (Academy of Management, États-Unis)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Published in a Journal (1/100+ awarded) (Academy of Management, États-Unis)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Award (3/400+ awarded) (Academy of Management, Royaume-Uni)
  • 2018 : European Research Paper of the Year Nomination (CIONext, Belgique)
  • 2017 : Outstanding Associate Editor (Academy of Management, États-Unis)
  • 2016 : Best Dissertation Award- PhD in Business (Stevens Institute of Technology, États-Unis)
  • 2015 : 1st Place Paper Competition (1/173 awarded) (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), États-Unis)


  • 2021 : Dean’s Scholar (ESSEC Business School, France)
  • 2020 : Research Grant (Iese Business School, Espagne)
  • 2016 : Research Fellowship (Stevens Institute of Technology, États-Unis)
  • 2015 : Doctoral Consortium Travel Grant (Academy of Management, États-Unis)
  • 2014 : OGSA Travel Grant (Stevens Institute of Technology, États-Unis)
  • 2010 : Merit Based Scholarship (Gerondelis Foundation, États-Unis)
  • 2009 : Professional Education Program Scholarship (MIT Sloan School of Management, États-Unis)
  • 2009 : Engineering & Technology Innovation Management Scholarship (Carnegie Mellon University, États-Unis)


Communications dans une conférence

Actes d’une conférence

Systèmes d’Information, Sciences de la Décision et Statistiques

  • 2021 – Présent : Managing IT in the Digital Age (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2021 – Présent : Artificial Intelligence (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2020 – 2021 : ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ANALYTICS (Iese Business School Espagne)
  • 2020 – 2021 : COMPETING IN THE DIGITAL AGE (Iese Business School Espagne)
  • 2016 – 2021 : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & STRATEGY (Iese Business School Espagne)
  • 2014 – 2016 : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN (Stevens Institute of Technology États-Unis)
  • 2013 – 2016 : INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Stevens Institute of Technology États-Unis)


  • 2017 – 2021 : ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS PROBLEMS (Iese Business School Espagne)
Activités de recherche
  • Reviewer pour un journal
    • Relecteur pour Association for Information Systems (AIS); Communications of the Association for Information Systems; European Journal of Information Systems; Industrial and Corporate Change; Information and Organization; Information Systems Journal; Information Systems Research; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of the Association for Information Systems; Organization Science; Research Policy
  • 2021 : LEE H. , Membre de jury, Empirical Essays On Crowd-Based Digital Platforms and Product Innovation Performance
  • – : TRIPATHI S. , Co-directeur de thèse, Essays on Algorithmic Governance in The Platform Economy