Chair - Paper Session 5
Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland and Danube University Krems, Austria
Tomasz Janowski is Head of the Department of Applied Informatics in Management at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland; Invited Professor at Danube University Krems, Austria; and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Government Information Quarterly, Elsevier. Previously, he was Invited Professor at Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland; Invited Professor at University of Minho, Portugal; and Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow and Head at the United Nations University entities in Macao and Portugal, where he founded and directed Digital Government program. The program conducted research, training, projects and other initiatives in 61 countries around the world. One of such initiatives was the ICEGOV (International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) conference series which he founded and coordinated through 10 editions in Macao, Cairo, Bogota, Beijing, Tallinn, Albany, Seoul, Guimarães, Montevideo and New Delhi. He also authored or co-authored over 250 publications in the area of Digital Government and Development Informatics, including technical and policy reports prepared for organizations such as CTO, European Commission, IDRC, ITU, Macao Foundation, Microsoft, OSCE, UNDP, UNESCO and the World Bank, and for governments in countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. His academic qualifications comprise Habilitation in Management Sciences (equivalent), Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland; PhD in Computer Science, University of Warwick, UK; and MSc in Mathematics, University of Gdańsk, Poland.