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Professor Ola Henfridsson

Professor of Information Systems and Management


Research Interests

Digital innovation and entrepreneurship, platforms, and technology management

Teaching in 2016-2017

Executive MBA
  • IB9B20: Complexity, Management and Network Thinking
Information Systems Management & Innovation
  • IB96E0: Digital Business Strategy
Research Students
  • IB9DV0: Collecting and Analysing Qualitative Data
Undergraduate
  • IB3700: Strategic Information Management

Information Systems & Management Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 23840  /  Room: 3.234

Biography

Ola is a Professor and the Head of the Information Systems and Management Group at Warwick Business School. His research interests relate to the transformative potential of digital technology as it pervades modern business and entrepreneurship. Ola teaches digital business strategy and digital innovation at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has worked and consulted with leading companies such as General Motors, Mecel, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, and many more. He is a visiting professor at the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation at University of Gothenburg. He is also an external expert for the Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He was a runner-up for the Warwick University 2015 "Outstanding Contribution to Research Excellence" award.

Ola earned his PhD at Umeå University, Sweden, in 1999. During 10 years at the Viktoria Institute, he managed a research group on digital innovation in the automotive industry and eventually became the institute's Research Director. Ola has been a professor at Chalmers University of Technology, part-time faculty member at Halmstad University and Jönköping International Business School, and visiting professor at University of Oslo and Georgia State University.

Ola?s research has been published in world elite journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Organization Science. He is a Senior Editor of Information Systems Research (2015-2017) and Journal of Information Technology. He is a former Associate Editor (2006-2008) and Senior Editor (2008-2011) of the MIS Quarterly.

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