e‑Business - eBiz2018

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES - Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering
9 Jul 2018 to 15 Jul 2018

Dr. Dimitris Drossos, Assistant Professor, Univ. Aegean

Dimitris Drossos is Assistant Professor of Digital Marketing at the University of the Aegean. He studies consumer experiences with new media and digital business practices. He supplements his research expertise with consulting on E-entrepreneurship and E-marketing, and has trained diverse public and private organizations. Dimitris has published in the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, the Journal of Internet Commerce, Behaviour and Information Technology, the Journal of Interactive Advertising etc. According to Google Scholar, his work has been cited over 600 times.

Expertise: Web Startups & Digital Marketing

Dr. Constantinos Coursaris, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

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Dr. Constantinos K. Coursaris is an Associate Chairperson, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information, as well as Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations. He is also Professor by Courtesy, Usability / Accessibility Research & Consulting in MSU Outreach and Engagement. Constantinos studies user motivations, expectations, and experiences with new media and the consequent design implications with a focus on social systems. His current research interests lie in the intersection of usability and mobile technologies for the purpose of health and/or commercial applications. He supplements his research expertise with consulting on social media for governance and/or marketing, and has trained diverse organizations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Follow him @DrCoursaris.


Dr. Wietske Van Osch, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

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Dr. Wietske van Osch received her Ph.D. in Economics (Information Systems) at the University of Amsterdam. Her doctoral dissertation focused on “Generative Collectives” and in particular the structural, cognitive and technological dimensions of online communities that result in enhanced innovation and won the First Runner Up award for the ACM SIGMIS / AIS Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 2012. Before joining the Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media at Michigan State University, she was a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, teaching both B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses on Organization & Management Theory, Innovation & Design, and Research Methods. Wietske holds a Bachelor of Science in Culture, Organization and Management from the VU University of Amsterdam and a Master of Science in Organization Science from the VU University of Amsterdam/Copenhagen Business School. Her current research interests include online communities, social media, and enterprise social software and in particular the potential of these platforms for enhancing collaboration within and beyond organizational contexts. Current research projects involve extensive industry collaborations for research on Enterprise Social Software, big data, and social media marketing with companies including Steelcase and Leo Burnett.


Dr. Koutsampasis Panayiotis, Assistant Professor, Univ. Aegean

PhD (2002) in HCI and Information Systems from the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean; MSc (1997) and Degree (1995) in Information Systems from the Department of Information Systems, Athens University of Economics and Business. Research interests are wide-ranging, including: HCI design and evaluation methods and approaches; user experience studies (usability, accessibility, collaboration, aesthetics, etc.); education and HCI; natural HCI (gestures, gaze, voice, kinaesthetic, etc.); intelligent and personalised interaction; systems thinking in HCI design; in application areas like e-commerce, e-learning, virtual worlds and design support.


Dr. Modestos Stavrakis, Lecturer, Univ. Aegean

Modestos Stavrakis is a Researcher/Lecturer in the Department of Products and Systems Design Engineering at the University of the Aegean. He holds a PhD in Design from the same university, an MSc in Computer Aided Graphical Technology Applications and a BA(hons) in C.Visualisation from the University of Teesside (UK). He worked as a researcher in the areas of interaction design, multimedia design, 3D modelling, virtual reality installations design, collaborative systems design for supporting design processes and the development of assistive technologies (VR and web) related to the support of visually impaired. His research has led to the co-authoring of journals and conference publications and book chapters in the areas of Interaction Design, User Experience Design, HCI, computer aided collaborative design, web information systems, computer assistive technologies, virtual reality, digital media design, digital arts and distance/e-learning.


Dr. Sergios Dimitriadis, Associate Professor, Athens Univ. of Economics & Business

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Sergios Dimitriadis holds a Doctorate (PhD) in Marketing from the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises of Aix-en-Provence, University of Aix-Marseille III, France. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Marketing and Communication Department of Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, where he teaches at the undergraduate as well as at MSc and MBA programmes level. Before that he held teaching positions at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France and the University Pierre Mendes France, France. He has published two books, on branding and on E-commerce and several articles on e-marketing, services marketing and Business-to-Business marketing in journals such as Psyhology and Marketing, The Service Industries Journal, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Marketing Management and Journal of Services Marketing. For the past 20 years he has been acting as a consultant for several private and public organazations and as an expert in numerous EU founded projets.


Pennny Kontogeorgou, ICT and Data Protection Legal Expert and a Partner at Zoulovits-Kontogeorgou Law Firm

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Penny Kontogeorgou, is an ICT and Data Protection Legal Expert and a Partner at Zoulovits-Kontogeorgou Law Firm. Having been awarded an LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from Strathclyde University, Penny has been advising large Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Technology and IT companies in Greece in e- business and Data Privacy Law matters leading their expansion into new markets and geographical territories across Europe and the Gulf States and has been supporting strategic Mergers and Acquisitions and organic business growth of the ICT sector. Her experience in e-Business, IT, Data Privacy spans over 15 years. She has participated in several Digital Transformation Auditing and Compliance Programs, for national and European Organizations, in the e-Business, Marketing, Retail, FMCG, Insurance and Medical business sectors.  

She currently provides its legal services to well- known Corporations in the field of Digital Media, e-commerce and IT, provides legal training for GDPR and e-Business Legal Affairs to GRECA members, ELTRUN, Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEIN), University of Economics – International MBA on Technology and Innovation, Center of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Excelixi S.A, and other educational as well as business organizations, whereas she works on several Digital Transformation Programs.