Prof. Dr. Jan Martin Pawlowski
Institute of Computer Science
Jan M. Pawlowski is Professor for Business Information Systems at the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences since 2014 and Research Professor at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His main research interests are related to innovation, knowledge and business process management, in particular for knowledge-intensive, globally distributed organizations. After his Dissertation (Dr. rer. pol.) and Habilitation (Business Information Systems) at the University of Duisburg-Essen, he was professor for Global Information Systems at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. He was founder of an enterprise for quality management and certification (Delzert) and chaired a private research institute for Knowledge Management and E-Learning in Seoul, Korea. He was a consultant for education and knowledge management. He is active in commissions and organizations such as the German Scientific Commission on Business Information Systems (WKWI), IEEE, and AIS. He focuses on teaching and research in Business Information Systems, in particular from a global perspective such as managing globally distributed business processes and designing support systems for global collaborations.