Andreas Hein

Andreas Hein

Andreas Hein

Prof. Dr.

Assistant professor of IT Management

Büro 52-6094
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St Gallen
Main Focuses

IT Management

Digital Platform Ecosystems

Digital Transformation in Organizations


Further fields of research

Sustainability through Information Systems

Low-Code No-Code

  • 2013: Bachelor of Science in Information Systems at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
  • 2017: Master of Science in Information Systems at the Technical University Munich
  • 2020: Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat) at the Technical University of Munich with a thesis on “Digital Platform Ecosystems: Emergence and Value Co-Creation Mechanisms”
Professional Career
  • 2013-2017: Professional experience as Senior Strategy Consultant in the Inhouse Consulting department at IBM Deutschland GmbH
  • 2019-2024: Head of a research group with seven employees at the Technical University of Munich with a focus on digital platforms and e-government
  • Living Lab Connected Mobility (2017-2019): Living lab funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology, and Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern focused on creating an intermodal mobility platform in cooperation between TUM, BMW, and Siemens 
    • Identification of the current state of research regarding platform business models
    • Identification of configurable components of a mobility platform business model
    • Ensure adaptability and consolidation of a mobility platform business model in the context of the project
  • eGovernment MONITOR (2020-2023): Largest representative study between Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on eGovernment adoption of citizens since 2010. 
    • Project management with D21 and conceptualization of the study
    • Presentation of core results
  • eGov Campus (2020-2023): The eGov campus, funded by the IT planning council, focuses on developing skills and capabilities needed for digital transformation in the public sector.
    • Securing of funding
    • Conceptualization of the two modules: "Digital Platforms as a Driver of Digitization in Government" and "Information Management in the Public Sector."
  • Surveillance Outbreak Response Management and Analysis System (SORMAS) Migration Guide for the Bavarian Ministry of Health and Care (2021-2022): Support of the State Ministry of Health and Care in Bavaria during COVID-19 for the development of a migration guide for a scalable roll-out of the SORMAS in collaboration with the health offices in Munich and Traunstein.
    • Project lead
    • System analysis and support of health offices
    • Development of migration guide for the software
  • IT-Controlling (2020-2022): Development of an IT-controlling concept for the Free State of Bavaria (IT headquarters, ministries, and data centers).
    • Project lead
    • Conceptualization
  • ZNAflow (2022-2024): Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funded project on the use of AI to reduce overcrowding in emergency care
    • Securing of funding
    • Project management (PI)
  • Paper of the Year 2022 Runner-Up (The Journal of Strategic Information Systems)
    • Böttcher, Timo; Weking, Jörg; Hein, Andreas; Böhm, Markus; Krcmar, Helmut: Pathways to Digital Business Models - Connecting Sensing and Seizing. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems 31(4).
  • Paper of the Year 2021 Award (Electronic Markets)
    • Weking, Jörg; Mandalenakis, Michael; Hein, Andreas; Hermes, Sebastian; Böhm, Markus; Krcmar, Helmut (2020) The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Business Models – a Taxonomy and Archetypal Patterns. Electronic Markets 30 (2), 2020, 285–305.
  • Paper of the Year 2020 Award (Electronic Markets)
    • Andreas Hein, Jörg Weking, Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, Markus Böhm and Helmut Krcmar (2019). Value co-creation practices in business-to-business platform ecosystems. Electronic Markets, 29 (3), pp. 503-518.
  • Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 2021
    • Ritter, A.-C.; Treffers, T.; Hein, A.; Weking, J.; Hermes, S; Böhm, M.; Krcmar, H. "Towards a Strategy for Resource Mobilization to Generate High Funding during New Venture Creation" Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 2021.
  • Best Associate Editor (WI 2022)
  • Sustaining Complementor Engagement in Digital Platform Ecosystems: Antecedents, Behaviours and Engagement Trajectories
    • Research talk at the University of Passau (Digital Platform Ecosystems Research Training Group; Passau, Germany
  • Presentation of the results of the eGovernment Monitor
    • Joint presentation of the results of the eGovernment Monitor with D21. The study is under the patronage of the German Minister of the Interior; Berlin, Germany
  • Digital Transformation of the Administration in Germany
    • Training seminar on the subject of "Everyday working life in the future” 
      Bavarian Trade Inspectorate, Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection; Munich, Germany
  • We Reap What We Sow: How Chief Information Officers Build IT-Based Organizational Resilience
    • Research talk at the Institute for Manufacturing 
      University of Cambridge, UK
  • The Influence of Organizational Resilience on the Social Construction of Contextual Disruptions
    • Research talk at the Fox School of Business; Temple University, PHL, PA, USA
Editorial Board
  • Associate Editor: Electronic Markets