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Conference Chair

Victor Chang
Department of Operations and Information Management, Aston Business School, Aston University
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Prof. Victor Chang is a Professor of Business Analytics at Operations and Information Management, Aston Business School, Aston University, UK, since mid-May 2022. He was previously a Full Professor of Data Science and Information Systems at the School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies, Teesside University, UK, since September 2019. He was previously a Senior Associate Professor, Director of Ph.D. and Director of MRes at International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China. He was also a very active contributing key member at the Research Institute of Big Data Analytics , XJTLU. Before that, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, UK. Within 4 years, Prof Chang completed Ph.D. (CS, Southampton) and PGCe rt (Higher Education, Fellow, Greenwich) while working for several projects at the same time. Before becoming an academic, he has achieved 97% on average in 27 IT certifications. He won 2001 full Scholarship, a European Award on Cloud Migration in 2011, IEEE Outstanding Service Award in 2015, best papers in 2012, 2015 and 2018, the 2016 European award: Best Project in Research, 2016-2018 SEID Excellent Scholar, Suzhou, China, Outstanding Young Scientist award in 2017, 2017 special award on Data Science, 2017-2022 INSTICC Service Awards, Talent Award Suzhou 2019, Top 2% Scientist 2019-2022, Highly Cited Researcher 2021, Outstanding Reviewer of several Elsevier journals 2018-2019 and Outstanding Editor of FGCS (stepped down). He is the Associate Editor of IEEE TII, JGIM, Expert Systems and IJBSR and an Editor of Information Fusion, Scientific Report and IDD journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IJOCI and OJBD journals, and holds important or lead guest editor roles in several prestigious journals. Prof Chang was involved in different projects worth more than £14 million in Europe and Asia. He has published 3 books as sole author and the editor of 2 books on Cloud Computing and related technologies. He gave 48 keynotes at international conferences. He is widely regarded as one of the most active and influential young scientists and experts in IoT/Data Science/Cloud/Security/AI/IS, as he has the experience to develop 10 different services for multiple disciplines. He is the founding conference chair for IoTBDS, COMPLEXIS and FEMIB to build up and foster active research communities globally with positive impacts. ... More >>


Program Co-Chairs

Mitra Arami
Northeastern University London
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Mitra is a vastly experienced Programme and Project Manager with demonstrable proficiency in leading complex business change and transformation solution programmes across global multi-national environments including global Telecom, Financial, IT, Education and Gaming. Deploys superior frameworks to drive rapid and consistent operational improvements across people, processes, and systems to drive significant revenue upside. Mitra has a BSc, MSc and PhD in Information Systems from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria and has a wealth of HE and industry experience in consulting and project management, not onl y in the UK but also in the U.S.A, central and western Europe, and the Middle East. She is an Associate Professor in Digital Business and Project Management – Northeastern University London Campus. ... More >>

Patricia Baudier
EM Normandie Business School

Brief Bio
Patricia Baudier prepared her PhD in management science within the Business School of Mines-Télécom Institut in 2013. She is a full professor of marketing at EM Normandie in Paris (France). Her research focuses on the acceptance of new technologies, innovations, consumers behavior and Digital Marketing. She spent 28 years within major American companies such as Apple and Kodak, mainly at marketing positions. Patricia has authored several papers in leading journals of innovation, management and marketing and a book "Lexique du digital".


Publicity Chairs

Francesco Schiavone
University Parthenope of Naples

Brief Bio
Prof. Francesco Schiavone is an Associate Professor of Innovation Management for the Department of Management and Quantitative Studies at the University Parthenope of Naples (Italy). I earned my doctorate in “Network Economics and Knowledge Management” at Foundation SSAV (Ca' Foscari University), Venice (Italy).
I teach at undergraduate, master and doctorate levels at many universities in Italy and abroad. I have also experience in supervising and gaining funding for Ph.D. candidates. Furthermore, I am Affiliated Professor of Innovation Management at the EM Lyon Business School and the Paris School of Busine
ss (France). I have implemented innovative teaching methods in different teaching modules and focused on the case study methodology. Since 2017, I am qualified as Full Professor in Management by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). I have been Visiting professor/researcher over the last ten years at the St. John's University (New York, USA) in 2008, University of Flensburg (Germany) in 2013, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) in 2016 and IESEG School of Management (France). My research works have been published in various prestigious academic journals including IEEE-Transactions of Engineering Management, Production, Planning & Control, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Business Process Management Journal, Management Decision, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Technology Transfer, Journal of Organizational Change Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, BMC Health Service Research. ... More >>

Samuel Fosso-Wamba
20 Boulevard Lascrosses, TBS Business School

Brief Bio
Dr. Samuel Fosso Wamba is a Professor at Toulouse Business School, France, and Visiting Professor of Artificial Intelligence in Business at The University of Bradford, UK. I earned his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada. His current research focuses on business on the business value of I.T., inter-organizational systems adoption, use and impacts, supply chain management, electronic commerce, blockchain, artificial intelligence for business, social media, business analytics, big data, and open data. His work has been published in several international conferences and jou rnals, including the following: Academy of Management Journal, European Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Business Research, Electronic Markets, Technology Forecasting and Social Change, Information Systems Frontiers, and Production Planning & Control.
In 2017, I won the Best Paper Award by The Academy of Management Journal and by The Electronic Markets: The International Journal on Networked Business. I have been serving as a member of the editorial board of five international journals. Moreover, I am a CompTIA RFID+ Certified Professional, and the Academic Co-Founder of RFID Academia.
In my employer institution, apart from teaching and conducting research, I lead the newly created Artificial Intelligence & Business Analytics Cluster. In one of my areas of research, I have been recently recognized as the most influential scholar in big data analytics and enterprises based on the number of published articles and the number of citations[1]. Furthermore, my current Google Scholar h-index is 45, with 8,535 citations by October 10.

[1] Khanra, S., Dhir, A. & Mäntymäki, M. 2020. 'Big data analytics and enterprises: a bibliometric synthesis of the literature.' Enterprise Information Systems, 1-32
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Sachin Kumar Mangla
Jindal Global Business School, O P Jindal Global University, India and Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Dr. Sachin Kumar Mangla is working in the field of Green and Sustainable Supply Chain and Operations; Industry 4.0; Circular Economy; Decision Making and Modelling. He has a teaching experience of more than five years in Supply Chain and Operations Management and Decision Making, and currently associated in teaching with various universities in UK, Turkey, India, China, France, etc. He is committed to do and promote high quality research. He has published/presented several papers in repute international/national journals (International Journal of Production Economics; International Journal of Production Research; Computers and Operations Research; Production Planning and Control; Business Strategy and the Environment;; Annals of Operations Research; Transportation Research Part-D; Transportation Research Part-E; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews; Resource Conservation and Recycling; Information System Frontier; Journal of Cleaner Production; Management Decision; Industrial Data and Management System) and conferences (POMS, SOMS, IIIE, CILT – LRN, GLOGIFT). He has an h-index 43, i10-index 83, Google Scholar Citations of more than 6000. He is involved in several editorial positions and editing couple of Special issues as a Guest Editor in top tier journals. Currently, he is also involved in several research projects on various issues and applications of Circular economy and Sustainability. Among them, he also contributed to for knowledge based decision model in “Enhancing and implementing knowledge based ICT solutions within high risk and uncertain conditions for agriculture production systems (RUC-APS)”, European Commission RISE scheme, €1.3M. Recently, he has also received a grant as a PI from British Council – Newton Fund Research Environment Links Turkey/UK – Circular and Industry 4.0 driven solutions for reducing food waste in supply chains. ... More >>

Chantal Ammi
Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

Brief Bio
Prof. Chantal Ammi is a full Professor in marketing at Institute Mines Telecoms, Telecom Business School in France. She was Director of Ph.D program (2008 –2015), Founder and Director of a research laboratory in management science Litem (2013-2016) and Founder and Director of Laboratory of new technologies in health and handicap with international partners: Stanford, Columbia, Kaist (1996-2002) in France. Her researches focus on the acceptance of new technologies, innovations, consumer’s behavior and Information Systems. She’s responsible on editorial activities (2015- Ongoing) in ISTE- Wiley “Innovation and Tec hnologies” ... More >>