8th International School on Electronic Businesss - eBiz2020
Dr. Dimitris Drossos, Assistant Professor, Athens University of Economics & Business
Dimitris Drossos is Assistant Professor of Digital Business at the Athens University of Economics & Business. 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 700 times.
Expertise: Web Startups & Digital Marketing
Dr. Constantinos Coursaris, Associate Professor
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
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. 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
Pennny Kontogeorgou, ICT and Data Protection Legal Expert and a Partner at Zoulovits-Kontogeorgou Law Firm
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.
Dr. Vassilis Zeimpekis, Assistant Professor, University of the Aegean
Dr. Zeimpekis is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Financial & Management Engineering at the University of the Aegean and Vice President of Operations at the BoD of the Hellenic Logistics Association (EEL). Vasileios is also lecturing at the Hellenic Open University as well as in other Greek and European Universities as guest lecturer. He is also appointed as logistics and transport expert in the Hellenic Committee for Logistics Competitiveness as well as in the United Nations (UNECE). His research interests focus on Supply Chain Management with emphasis on Transport/Logistics operations & Information Systems. He has published 6 edited volumes in the management of Supply Chains and more than 90 papers and studies in academic journals and conferences. During the last 16 years he has participated in more than 40 research and 150 industrial projects.