Technical University of Gdansk, Poland
Tomasz Janowski is the Head of the Department of Applied Informatics in Management at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland; Invited Professor at Danube University Krems, Austria; Invited Professor at Lugano University, Switzerland; and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Government Information Quarterly. Between 1995 and 2016, he worked for the United Nations University where he established and led a research and development program focused on digital government, based in Macao, China and in 2014 relocated to Guimarães, Portugal. In 2007, he established the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance and during 2007-2017 coordinated 10 editions of the series in Macao, Cairo, Bogota, Beijing, Tallinn, Albany, Seoul, Guimarães, Montevideo and New Delhi. He is currently conducting and directing research focused on digital government and development informatics. He is the author or co-author of over 250 publications including policy reports prepared for organizations such as CTO, European Commission, IDRC, ITU, Macao Foundation, Microsoft, OSCE, UNDP, UNESCO, the World Bank, and for governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He earned Habilitation in Management (equivalent, according to the Polish law) from the Technical University of Gdansk, PhD in Computer Science from the University of Warwick, UK and MSc in Mathematics from the University of Gdaask, Poland.