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Prof. Robert Winter

Robert Winter is full Professor of Business & Information Systems Engineering at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Director of HSG's Institute of Information Management. He was founding Academic Director of HSG Executive Master of Business Engineering programme and Academic Director of HSG Ph.D. in Management programme.

He received Master degrees in business administration and business education as well as a doctorate in social sciences from Goethe University, Frankfurt,
Germany. After eleven years as a researcher and deputy chair in information systems in Germany, he joined HSG in 1996.

After having served as vice Editor-in-chief of the "Business & Information Systems Engineering" journal, he is currently Senior Associate Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems and serving on several editorial boards including MIS Quarterly Executive.

His research interests include design science research methodology, enterprise architecture management and the governance of very large IT projects/programmes.

One of his publications has received the AIS Senior Scholars best paper award for 2017.

Prof Willem Visser

Willem Visser is a professor in Computer Science at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Before joining Stellenbosch in 2009, he spent 8 years at NASA Ames Research Center, where he was one of the research leads for the Java PathFinder project.

His research interests include model checking, testing, symbolic execution and model counting. He has been co-chair of ASE in 2008 and ICSE in 2016.

He is also currently on the steering committee for ICSE and SPIN, and on the editorial board for TSE (past member of the executive committee of ACM SIGSOFT and the editorial board of TOSEM).

He has an A rating from the South African National Research Foundation.

More information can be found on his webpage.


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