Robert Winter

Robert Winter

Robert Winter

Prof. Dr.
Full Professor of Business IT
Büro 52-6146
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses Design Science Research; Enterprise Architecture Management; Management and Governance of Large Projects
Fields of research Business & Information Systems Engineering
Further fields of research
  • Design Science Research Methodology
  • Enterprise Architecture Management
  • Management and Governance of Large Projects
Affiliations Association of German Management Professors (VHB, Member of the executive committee 2011-2014)
Swiss Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (AIS, president 2012-2016)
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP, Swiss National Representative, Technical Committee 8 "Information Systems" 2011-2018)

Global “Best Paper of 2017” Award, AIS Senior Scholars Consortium, Association of Information Systems 2018

Scientific Impact Award 2012 (senior researcher category), Business Innovation faculty, School of Management, University of St. Gallen

Editorial Board

Journals (current):
Senior Editor, European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS)
Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly Executive 
Member of the Editorial Board, Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures Journal (EMISA)

Journals (past):
Vice Editor-in-Chief and Department Editor, Business & Information Systems Engineering Journal (BISE)
Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Information Systems and e-Business Management (ISeB) 

Additional Information

Robert Winter is full Professor of Business & Information Systems Engineering at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Director of HSG's Institute of Information Management. He was founding Academic Director of HSG's Executive Master of Business Engineering programme and Academic Director of HSG's Ph.D. in Management programme. He received Master degrees in business administration and business education as well as a doctorate in social sciences from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. After eleven years as a researcher and deputy chair in information systems in Germany, he joined HSG in 1996. After having served as vice Editor-in-chief of the "Business & Information Systems Engineering" journal, he is currently Senior Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems and serving on several editorial boards including MIS Quarterly Executive. His research interests include design science research methodology, enterprise architecture management and the governance of very large IT projects/programmes. One of his publications has received the AIS Senior Scholars best paper award for 2017. 

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