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ONDRUS Jan

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

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Biography

Jan Ondrus is Associate Professor of Information Systems and currently heading the ESSEC Digital Disruption Chair. He holds an MSc and a PhD in Information Systems from HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) in Switzerland.

His research examines the strategic role of information technology in the development of digital ecosystems. He is particularly interested in the disruptive and transformative aspect of digital technology for business model innovation and social impact. Also, he has been specifically studying the emergence of mobile payment platforms for more than 20 years. His research has been published in top academic journals, presented at major conferences, and actively used in his teaching in the GMBA, the EMBA, and executive education programs at ESSEC. He has been serving as an Associate Editor for academic journals such as the Information Systems Journal (2013-2018) and Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (2015-2020). 

Over the years, Jan has been closely working with industry partners and government agencies. He was a director for the ESSEC Chair Media & Digital (2009-2016) and the head of the Chair of Networked Business Models (2015-2018). He has provided executive training for Air France/KLM, Auchan, BPCE, Danone, Dentsu, KPMG, Orange, Société Générale, Thales, and Takeda, among other companies. He has been a frequent speaker at major industry events and regularly provides comments for the media (CNBC, Reuters, Nikkei, SCMP, CNA, Wired, Le Monde, The Straits Times, The Business Times, ...).

In recent years, Jan held several administrative roles such as Associate Dean of Faculty, ESSEC Asia Pacific, Associate Academic Director of the Global MBA, and Director of Research of the ESSEC Center of Excellence in Digital Business.

For more details, please refer to his personal website: http://www.janondrus.com

Diplomas

  • 2007 : Ph.D. in Information Systems (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • 2007 : Ph.D. in Information Systems (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • 2003 : MSc in Information Systems (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • 2003 : MSc in Information Systems (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)

Certificates

  • 2018 : Certification in Facilitating and Designing Workshops with the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method (Association of Master Trainers, Denmark)
  • 2018 : Certification in Facilitating and Designing Workshops with the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method (Association of Master Trainers, Denmark)
  • 2011 : International Teachers Program (ITP) (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States of America)
  • 2011 : International Teachers Program (ITP) (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States of America)
  • 2009 : "The Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership" (Harvard Business Publishing, France)
  • 2009 : "The Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership" (Harvard Business Publishing, France)

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2015 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
    • 2015 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
    • 2007 - 2015 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
    • 2007 - 2015 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2018 - 2022 : Associate Dean for Essec Asia-Pacific (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
      • 2018 - 2022 : Associate Dean for Essec Asia-Pacific (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
      • 2020 - 2021 : Associate academic director GLOBAL MBA (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2020 - 2021 : Associate academic director GLOBAL MBA (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2016 - 2020 : Track Coordinator - Digital Business and Innovation - GLOBAL MBA (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2016 - 2020 : Track Coordinator - Digital Business and Innovation - GLOBAL MBA (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2015 - 2019 : Director of Research - Center of Excellence in Digital Business (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2015 - 2019 : Director of Research - Center of Excellence in Digital Business (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2015 - 2018 : Chaired Professor of the Chair of Networked Business Models (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2015 - 2018 : Chaired Professor of the Chair of Networked Business Models (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2009 - 2016 : Research Director - Chair Media & Entertainment/Digital (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2009 - 2016 : Research Director - Chair Media & Entertainment/Digital (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2016 : Visiting Scholar (Seoul National University, South Korea)
      • 2016 : Visiting Scholar (Seoul National University, South Korea)
      • 2016 : Visiting Fellow (Korea Development Institute (KDI), South Korea)
      • 2016 : Visiting Fellow (Korea Development Institute (KDI), South Korea)
      • 2013 - 2014 : Visiting Scholar (Case Western Reserve University. Weatherhead School of Management, United States of America)
      • 2013 - 2014 : Visiting Scholar (Case Western Reserve University. Weatherhead School of Management, United States of America)
      • 2014 : Visiting Assistant Professor (Seoul National University, South Korea)
      • 2014 : Visiting Assistant Professor (Seoul National University, South Korea)
      • 2012 - 2013 : Visiting Professor (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
      • 2012 - 2013 : Visiting Professor (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
      • 2008 - 2009 : Guest lecturer (University of Mannheim, Germany)
      • 2008 - 2009 : Guest lecturer (University of Mannheim, Germany)
      • 2007 : Visiting Research Professor (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)
      • 2007 : Visiting Research Professor (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)

Awards

  • 2020 : Best Student Paper Award (Track - Societal Impact of IS) for this article "Hikikomori and Technology-Enabled Escapism: An Affordances and Constraints Perspective" at the the 2020 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2020 : Best Student Paper Award (Track - Societal Impact of IS) for this article "Hikikomori and Technology-Enabled Escapism: An Affordances and Constraints Perspective" at the the 2020 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2017 : Nominated for Most Innovative Short Paper Award for his article "IS Capabilities in the Development of an Ecosystem Innovation: A Case Study of the Hallyu (Korean Wave) Phenomenon" at the 2017 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2017 : Nominated for Most Innovative Short Paper Award for his article "IS Capabilities in the Development of an Ecosystem Innovation: A Case Study of the Hallyu (Korean Wave) Phenomenon" at the 2017 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). (Association for Information Systems (AIS), United States of America)
  • 2016 : Elsevier 15th Anniversary Author Awards Most Cited Papers 2001 – 2016 for the article : Dahlberg, T., Mallat, N., Ondrus, J., Zmijewska, A. 2008. Past, Present and Future of Mobile Payments: A Literature Review. ECRA 7(2), 165-181.
  • 2016 : Elsevier 15th Anniversary Author Awards Most Cited Papers 2001 – 2016 for the article : Dahlberg, T., Mallat, N., Ondrus, J., Zmijewska, A. 2008. Past, Present and Future of Mobile Payments: A Literature Review. ECRA 7(2), 165-181.
  • 2015 : Highly Commended Paper of 2014, for the paper “Mobile Social Networking Application Viability: A research framework,” International Journal of Accounting and Information Management
  • 2015 : Highly Commended Paper of 2014, for the paper “Mobile Social Networking Application Viability: A research framework,” International Journal of Accounting and Information Management
  • 2015 : Nominated for Best Paper at the 48thHawai'i Annual International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS-48) for the article "A Post-Failure Analysis of Mobile Payment Platforms" (with GannamaneniA., Lyytinen K.).
  • 2015 : Nominated for Best Paper at the 48thHawai'i Annual International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS-48) for the article "A Post-Failure Analysis of Mobile Payment Platforms" (with GannamaneniA., Lyytinen K.).
  • 2005 : Nominated for Best Paper Award at at the 38th Hawai'i Annual International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS-38)
  • 2005 : Nominated for Best Paper Award at at the 38th Hawai'i Annual International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS-38)

Journal articles

Book chapters

Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Teaching

  • 2016 - Present : Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age (Global MBA ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2016 - Present : Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age (Global MBA ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2016 - Present : Digital Disruption (Global MBA ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2016 - Present : Digital Disruption (Global MBA ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2016 - Present : E-commerce and Platforms (Executive MBA - Asian track ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2016 - Present : E-commerce and Platforms (Executive MBA - Asian track ESSEC Business School Singapore)

Research activities

    Senior or Associate Editor

  • 2022 : - Present : Guest Associate Editor for Special Issue "Digital Platforms and Ecosystems"
  • 2022 : - Present : Guest Associate Editor for Special Issue "Digital Platforms and Ecosystems"
  • 2015 - 2020 : Associate Editor - Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
  • 2015 - 2020 : Associate Editor - Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
  • 2011 - 2018 : Associate editor - Information Systems Journal
  • 2011 - 2018 : Associate editor - Information Systems Journal
  • 2015 - 2016 : Associate editor - Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
  • 2015 - 2016 : Associate editor - Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
  • Editorial Board Membership

  • 2010 - 2018 : Editorial board membership - Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research
  • 2010 - 2018 : Editorial board membership - Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research
  • Reviewer for a journal

  • Reviewer for Electronic Commerce Research and Applications; European Journal of Information Systems; Group Decision and Negotiation; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Info; Information Systems and e-Business Management; Information Systems Journal; Information Systems Research; Information Technology and Management; Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research; Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce; Telecommunications Policy
  • Reviewer for Electronic Commerce Research and Applications; European Journal of Information Systems; Group Decision and Negotiation; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Info; Information Systems and e-Business Management; Information Systems Journal; Information Systems Research; Information Technology and Management; Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research; Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce; Telecommunications Policy
  • Other editorial activity

  • 2009 - 2012 : Special issues editor - Information Systems Journal
  • 2009 - 2012 : Special issues editor - Information Systems Journal
  • Other academic activity

  • 2021 : Track Chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2021, Austin, USA, December (Sharing Economy, Platforms, and Crowds track), United States of America
  • 2021 : Track Chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2021, Austin, USA, December (Sharing Economy, Platforms, and Crowds track), United States of America
  • 2020 : Track Chair, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 2020, Dubai (IT Strategy, Leadership and Governance track), United Arab Emirates
  • 2020 : Track Chair, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 2020, Dubai (IT Strategy, Leadership and Governance track), United Arab Emirates
  • 2016 : Organizing chair, AOM Caucus – Business Model Innovation in the Knowledge Economy: From Linear Value Chain to Ecosystem, 2016, Anaheim, United States of America
  • 2016 : Organizing chair, AOM Caucus – Business Model Innovation in the Knowledge Economy: From Linear Value Chain to Ecosystem, 2016, Anaheim, United States of America
  • 2016 : Track chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2016, Dublin (E-Biz and E-Gov track), Ireland
  • 2016 : Track chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2016, Dublin (E-Biz and E-Gov track), Ireland
  • 2015 : Organizing Chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2015, Fort Worth, United States of America
  • 2015 : Organizing Chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2015, Fort Worth, United States of America
  • 2013 : Program chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • 2013 : Program chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012 : Organizing chair of International Cashless Society Roundtable (ICSR), 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2012 : Organizing chair of International Cashless Society Roundtable (ICSR), 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2012 : Track chair, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2012 (Mobile Payment track), Singapore
  • 2012 : Track chair, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2012 (Mobile Payment track), Singapore
  • 2012 : Track chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft (Business Application track), Netherlands
  • 2012 : Track chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft (Business Application track), Netherlands
  • 2010 : Panel chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft, Netherlands
  • 2010 : Panel chair, International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft, Netherlands
  • 2010 : Track chair, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2010), Honolulu (Mobile Commerce track), United States of America
  • 2010 : Track chair, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2010), Honolulu (Mobile Commerce track), United States of America
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference

  • 2020 : - Present : Member of Scientific Committee of EMOI-INTEROP / CAISE (2005), Porto, Portugal
  • 2020 : - Present : Member of Scientific Committee of EMOI-INTEROP / CAISE (2005), Porto, Portugal
  • 2004 - 2019 : Reviewer for HICSS – Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019)
  • 2004 - 2019 : Reviewer for HICSS – Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019)
  • 2007 - 2018 : Reviewer for ICIS – International Conference on Information Systems (2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018)
  • 2007 - 2018 : Reviewer for ICIS – International Conference on Information Systems (2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018)
  • 2011 - 2018 : Reviewer for PACIS – Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2011, 2012, 2014, 2018)
  • 2011 - 2018 : Reviewer for PACIS – Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2011, 2012, 2014, 2018)
  • 2016 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2016, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2016 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2016, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2006 - 2016 : Reviewer for ECIS – European Conference on Information Systems (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • 2006 - 2016 : Reviewer for ECIS – European Conference on Information Systems (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • 2015 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2015, Seoul
  • 2015 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2015, Seoul
  • 2014 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2014, London
  • 2014 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB), 2014, London
  • 2014 : Member of Scientific Committee of The Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) Workshop, 2014, Roma, Italy
  • 2014 : Member of Scientific Committee of The Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) Workshop, 2014, Roma, Italy
  • 2011 - 2014 : Reviewer for ICEC – International Conference on Electronic Commerce (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 2011 - 2014 : Reviewer for ICEC – International Conference on Electronic Commerce (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 2006 - 2014 : Reviewer for ICMB – International Conference on Mobile Business (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014)
  • 2006 - 2014 : Reviewer for ICMB – International Conference on Mobile Business (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014)
  • 2012 - 2013 : International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft, Netherlands
  • 2012 - 2013 : International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2012), Delft, Netherlands
  • 2013 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2013, Turku
  • 2013 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2013, Turku
  • 2013 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST) 2013, Aachen, Germany
  • 2013 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST) 2013, Aachen, Germany
  • 2012 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2012
  • 2012 : Member of Program Committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2012
  • 2012 : Member of Scientific Committee of The Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) Workshop, 2012, Paris, France
  • 2012 : Member of Scientific Committee of The Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) Workshop, 2012, Paris, France
  • 2012 : Member of program committee of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 2012, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
  • 2012 : Member of program committee of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 2012, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
  • 2006 - 2012 : Reviewer for AMCIS – Americas Conference on Information Systems (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012)
  • 2006 - 2012 : Reviewer for AMCIS – Americas Conference on Information Systems (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012)
  • 2011 : Member of program committe of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2011, Liverpool
  • 2011 : Member of program committe of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2011, Liverpool
  • 2011 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2011), Como, Italy
  • 2011 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2011), Como, Italy
  • 2011 : Reviewer for DIGIT 2011 (Pre-ICIS workshop of The SIG on the Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology)
  • 2011 : Reviewer for DIGIT 2011 (Pre-ICIS workshop of The SIG on the Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology)
  • 2011 : Reviewer for ISSC – International Smart Sourcing Conference (2011)
  • 2011 : Reviewer for ISSC – International Smart Sourcing Conference (2011)
  • 2011 : Reviewer for WI – International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (2011)
  • 2011 : Reviewer for WI – International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (2011)
  • 2009 - 2011 : Reviewer for WeB – Workshop on eBusiness – Pre-ICIS event (2009, 2011)
  • 2009 - 2011 : Reviewer for WeB – Workshop on eBusiness – Pre-ICIS event (2009, 2011)
  • 2010 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2010), Honolulu, United States of America
  • 2010 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2010), Honolulu, United States of America
  • 2010 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2010), Athens, Greece
  • 2010 : Member of program committee of International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2010), Athens, Greece
  • 2009 : Member of Scientific Committee of Colloque de l’Association Information et Management (AIM 2009), Marrakech, Maroc
  • 2009 : Member of Scientific Committee of Colloque de l’Association Information et Management (AIM 2009), Marrakech, Maroc
  • 2008 : Member of Scientific Committee of Colloque de l’Association Information et Management (AIM 2008), Paris, France
  • 2008 : Member of Scientific Committee of Colloque de l’Association Information et Management (AIM 2008), Paris, France
  • 2008 : Reviewer for AIM – Colloque de l ́Association Information et Management
  • 2008 : Reviewer for AIM – Colloque de l ́Association Information et Management
  • 2004 - 2007 : Reviewer for Bled Electronic Commerce Conference (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • 2004 - 2007 : Reviewer for Bled Electronic Commerce Conference (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • 2004 - 2005 : Reviewer for INFORSID (2004, 2005)
  • 2004 - 2005 : Reviewer for INFORSID (2004, 2005)
  • 2005 : Reviewer for International Workshop on Context Modeling and Decision Support (Context 2005)
  • 2005 : Reviewer for International Workshop on Context Modeling and Decision Support (Context 2005)
  • 2005 : Reviewer for Pre-ICIS Academic Workshop AIM (2005)
  • 2005 : Reviewer for Pre-ICIS Academic Workshop AIM (2005)
  • 2004 : Reviewer for EEE – IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Service (2004)
  • 2004 : Reviewer for EEE – IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Service (2004)
  • 2004 : Reviewer for EMOI/ CAiSE – Workshop on Enterprise Modeling and Ontologies for Interoperability (2004)
  • 2004 : Reviewer for EMOI/ CAiSE – Workshop on Enterprise Modeling and Ontologies for Interoperability (2004)

Theses

  • 2022 : DE SANTO A. (University of Neuchâtel), Thesis jury member
  • 2021 : SCHIRRMACHER N.-B. (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director
  • 2021 : ASADULLAH A. (National University of Singapore), Thesis referee
  • 2020 : HARRY R. (University of Cape Town), Thesis referee
  • 2019 : MUTHUKANNAN P. (University of Sydney), Thesis referee
  • 2018 : PISANI F. (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management), Thesis jury member
  • 2011 : MALAURENT J. (ESSEC Business School), Thesis jury member, First placement: EM Lyon
  • 2009 : LENTZ F. (Université d'Angers), Thesis jury member