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Helmut Krcmar (born December 16, 1954 in Hanau, Germany) holds the Chair for Information Systems, Department of Informatics at the Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany since 2002 with a joint appointment to TUM Business School. Helmut served as Dean, Faculty of Informatics from 10/2010 until 09/2013. He is Academic Director of the SAP University Competence Center @ TUM and Deputy Director of the Center for Doctoral Studies in Informatics and its Applications. Helmut has supervised more than 100 Ph.D. students. Furthermore, he is Scientific Managing Director of fortiss gGmbH, a non-profit research institute associated with TUM.


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He is a member of the Innovative Government Services group of the German Chancellors IT-Summit, serves on the Board of Fraunhofer's ICT research group, is a member of the Data Protection Board of Deutsche Bahn, and serves on the Board of companies in the IT sector. Helmut was co-initiator of “CIO Circle”, a network of nearly 1,000 CIOs and was instrumental in launching a new EMBA program together with the EuroCIO network. He is Co-Chairperson of the German National E-Government Competence Center and serves as Chairperson of the Research Committee of Münchner Kreis. He is founder of the IT consultancy Informations- und TechnologieManagement Beratungsgesellschaft (ITM), and co-founder of the spin-offs Retit, Qupe, Tür an Tür digital.

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Helmut completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administrations at Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany in 1978 and received a Ph.D. in Business Administration in 1984 from the same institution under the supervision of August-Wilhelm Scheer. He has held positions as Post-Doctoral Fellow at the IBM Los Angeles Scientific Center, as Assistant Professor of IS at the Leonard Stern School of Business, NYU, and at Baruch College, CUNY.

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From 1987 to 2002 he held the Chair for Information Systems, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany. At that time Helmut was the youngest Business Administration Professor in Germany. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences from 2000 to 2002 at the same university.

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Since 2004, he is a member of the Program Faculty of the Elite Graduate Program Finance and Information Management (FIM) in the Elitenetzwerk Bayern. Helmut was appointed Board Member of the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) at TUM in 2004. Until May 2007, he was the Academic Director of the Executive Training Program Communication and Leadership. Since 2010, Helmut is a Board Member of the Open Source Business Alliance.

Helmut is Immediate Past President of the AIS. Since inception of the AIS in 1995 he has been actively involved in numerous AIS activities. Helmut has served in various capacities in the organization of AIS and its conferences. These activities were: AIS Council Europe 1996–1997; Chairman, ECIS 1996; Co-Chair, Doctoral Consortium ICIS 1999; Program Co-Chair, ICIS 2000; AE ICIS 2003 track 'Panels and Debates'; member of the 2005 AIS Council Working Group on conference model reform; Chair, ECIS Doctoral Consortium 2007; AE ICIS 2008 track ‘Featured Industries’; AE ICIS 2009 ‘Panels’ track; AE ICIS 2010 track ‘Gateway to the Future’; ICIS 2011 Region 2 International Liaison Chair; ICIS 2013 track Co-Chair, ‘Breakthrough Ideas in IS’; ECIS2014 Industry Program Chair; ECIS2015 Co-Chair Doctoral Consortium and Co-Chair ECIS2017. He has also served as a member of the AIS ‘Senior Scholar’s Group’ and as a member of the Leo Awards Committee 2011 and Chair of this committee in 2012.

Professional Interests

His research interests include Information and Knowledge Management, IT-enabled Value Webs, Service Management, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, and Information Systems for Government. He is a widely published author (h=31) and serves on numerous editorial boards, such as ACM TMIS, Electronic Markets, ISeB, ISJ, JIT, and JSIS. Helmut co-authored a plethora of research papers published in major IS journals including MISQ, JMIS, JIT, JSIS, ISJ, I&M, CAIS, TOCHI and BISE. In Germany, his “Information Management” is now in a 6th edition (2015). Interdisciplinary work incorporates areas such as accounting, mechanical engineering and health care. Helmut collaborates in research with a wide range of leading global organizations.

Significant Publications

  • Krcmar, H. 2005. Informationsmanagement. 5th Edition. Berlin: Springer.
  • Rehäuser, J., and Krcmar, H. 1996. Wissensmanagement in Unternehmen. Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Univ. Hohenheim.
  • Leimeister, J.M., Huber, M., Bretschneider, U., and Krcmar, H. 2009. "Leveraging Crowdsourcing: Activation-Supporting Components for It-Based Ideas Competition," Journal of Management Information Systems (26:1), pp. 197–224.
  • Leimeister, J.M., Ebner, W., and Krcmar, H. 2005. "Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Trust-Supporting Components in Virtual Communities for Patients," Journal of Management Information Systems (21:4), pp. 101–131.
  • Ebner, W., Leimeister, J.M., and Krcmar, H. 2009. "Community Engineering for Innovations: The Ideas Competition as a Method to Nurture a Virtual Community for Innovations," R&D Management (39:4), pp. 342–356.
  • References

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