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KYRIAKOU Harris

Department : Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics
Associate Professor
Campus de Cergy

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Biography

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.

Diplomas

  • 2016 : Doctor of Philosophy, Business administration, Business administration (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2016 : Doctor of Philosophy, Business administration, Business administration (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2010 : Master of Science, Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America)
  • 2010 : Master of Science, Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America)
  • 2007 : Bachelor of Science, Digital Systems (University of Piraeus, Greece)
  • 2007 : Bachelor of Science, Digital Systems (University of Piraeus, Greece)

Certificates

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

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2021 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2021 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2016 - 2021 : Assistant Professor (Iese Business School, Spain)
    • 2016 - 2021 : Assistant Professor (Iese Business School, Spain)

Grants

  • 2021 : Dean's Scholar (ESSEC Business School, France)
  • 2021 : Dean's Scholar (ESSEC Business School, France)
  • 2020 : Research Grant (Iese Business School, Spain)
  • 2020 : Research Grant (Iese Business School, Spain)
  • 2016 : Research Fellowship (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2016 : Research Fellowship (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2015 : Doctoral Consortium Travel Grant (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2015 : Doctoral Consortium Travel Grant (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2014 : OGSA Travel Grant (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2014 : OGSA Travel Grant (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2010 : Merit Based Scholarship (United States of America)
  • 2010 : Merit Based Scholarship (United States of America)
  • 2009 : Engineering & Technology Innovation Management Scholarship (Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America)
  • 2009 : Engineering & Technology Innovation Management Scholarship (Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America)
  • 2009 : Professional Education Program Scholarship (MIT Sloan School of Management, United States of America)
  • 2009 : Professional Education Program Scholarship (MIT Sloan School of Management, United States of America)

Awards

  • 2022 : Best Research Paper Award (ESSEC Foundation, France)
  • 2022 : Best Research Paper Award (ESSEC Foundation, France)
  • 2022 - 2023 : Early Career Award (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2022 - 2023 : Early Career Award (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2021 : Distinguished Member (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2021 : Distinguished Member (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2020 : Best Associate Editor (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2020 : Best Associate Editor (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Award (3/400+ awarded) (Academy of Management, United Kingdom)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Award (3/400+ awarded) (Academy of Management, United Kingdom)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Published in a Journal (1/100+ awarded) (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2018 : Best Paper Published in a Journal (1/100+ awarded) (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2018 : Emerald Best International Symposium (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2018 : Emerald Best International Symposium (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2018 : European Research Paper of the Year Nomination (CIONext, Belgium)
  • 2018 : European Research Paper of the Year Nomination (CIONext, Belgium)
  • 2017 : Outstanding Associate Editor (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2017 : Outstanding Associate Editor (Academy of Management, United States of America)
  • 2016 : Best Dissertation Award- PhD in Business (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2016 : Best Dissertation Award- PhD in Business (Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America)
  • 2015 : 1st Place Paper Competition (1/173 awarded) (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), United States of America)
  • 2015 : 1st Place Paper Competition (1/173 awarded) (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), United States of America)

Journal articles

Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Teaching

  • 2021 - Present : Artificial Intelligence (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2021 - Present : Artificial Intelligence (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2021 - Present : Managing IT in the Digital Age (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2021 - Present : Managing IT in the Digital Age (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2020 - 2021 : ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ANALYTICS ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2020 - 2021 : ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ANALYTICS ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2020 - 2021 : COMPETING IN THE DIGITAL AGE ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2020 - 2021 : COMPETING IN THE DIGITAL AGE ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2017 - 2021 : ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS PROBLEMS ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2017 - 2021 : ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS PROBLEMS ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2016 - 2021 : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & STRATEGY ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2016 - 2021 : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & STRATEGY ( Iese Business School Spain)
  • 2014 - 2016 : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN ( Stevens Institute of Technology United States of America)
  • 2014 - 2016 : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN ( Stevens Institute of Technology United States of America)
  • 2013 - 2016 : INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS ( Stevens Institute of Technology United States of America)
  • 2013 - 2016 : INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS ( Stevens Institute of Technology United States of America)

Research activities

    Reviewer for a journal

  • Reviewer for 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
  • Reviewer for 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

Theses

  • 2021 : LEE H., Thesis jury member
  • Ongoing : TRIPATHI S., Thesis co-director