Affiliated Faculty

Esteve Almirall Esteve is a lecturer in the Department of Information Systems Management and URL Contracted Doctoral Professor. He studies the intersection between technology and innovation and how IT is changing the way we innovate: from the individual inventor to ecosystems, from owing and buying innovations to benefiting from innovations created by others by aligning incentives and motivations.

Mehdi Bagherzadeh Mehdi is an Assistant Professor of Innovation Management at NEOMA Business School, Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, in France. His research revolves around governance dynamics of open and collaborative innovation projects and its effect on innovation performance.

Elisa Bertino Elisa is a professor at the Department of Computer Science, Director of the Cyber Center (Discovery Park), and Research Director of CERIAS. Her main research interests cover many areas in the fields of information security and database systems. Her research combines both theoretical and practical aspects, addressing as well applications on a number of domains, such as medicine and humanities.

Henry Chesbrough Dr. Chesbrough is the Executive Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Executive Director of the Program in Open Innovation, and Adjunct Professor at the Haas School of Business. He is the first person to clearly define the new innovation strategy that is restructuring R&D worldwide: open innovation, which seeks and develops new ideas found outside your own organization and licenses to others your own intellectual property.

Jeffrey Nickerson Professor Jeffrey Nickerson, is the associate dean of research at the Stevens Institute of Technology, His research interests lie in crowds, collective intelligence, social networks, design and creativity and decision making.

Ann Majchrzak Ann is Professor of Data Sciences and Operations at the Marshall School of Business. She studies how information systems can support worker agility and ingenuity in collaborative settings. She has investigated information systems support for distributed teams, knowledge-sharing and creation, and corporate wiki use.

Sorin Adam Matei Sorin is Full Professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication and Discovery Park Fellow. He is also the acting Associate Dean of Research for College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University. He studies the relationship between information technologies and social structures in knowledge markets.

Changfeng Wang Changfeng Wang is a Professor of Management and Associate Dean of School of Economics and Management, Shandong Jiaotong University, in China. His research focuses on the knowledge sharing-protecting tension and its effect on innovation performance in complex supply chain networks.

Michael J. Prietula Michael J. Prietula (Ph.D., MPH) is Professor in the Goizueta Business School and a senior faculty member in Emory’s Center for Neuropolicy. Dr. Prietula is also a visiting Research Scholar at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, a leading interdisciplinary research center that develops pioneering technologies aimed at leveraging and extending human capabilities.

Aaron Schecter Aaron Schecter is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University. His research interests span a number of application areas, including teams and multiteam systems, human-agent interaction, software development, innovation, and cognition. Dr. Schecter has also conducted significant research in the area of social networks, particularly the development of methodologies which utilize temporal event data. His research has been supported by several grants from the ARL, ARI, NSF, and NASA.

Gerhard Klimeck is the Reilly Director of the Center for Predictive Materials and Devices (c-PRIMED) and the NCN (Network for Computational Nanotechnology) and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interest is the modeling of nanoelectronic devices, genetic algorithm based optimization, and image processing.

Johann Füller is a professor and chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Strategic Management, Marketing, and Tourism at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and Founder and CEO of Hyve AG. Before joining HYVE AG, he worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the field of strategic change.