Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Track Chair • Bridging research and practice in governance and policy-making (T4)
Tomasz Janowski is the Head of the Department of Informatics in Management, Faculty of Economics and Management, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland; Invited Professor at the Department for E-Governance and Administration, Faculty of Business and Globalization, 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 and University of Minho, Portugal, and Head, Senior Research Fellow and Research Fellow at the United Nations University (UNU) units in Macau and Portugal. At UNU, he founded and directed for 12 years the digital government program, which conducted research and development activities in 61 countries around the world. In particular, he established the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) and organized 10 editions of ICEGOV in Macao, Cairo, Bogota, Beijing, Tallinn, Albany, Seoul, Guimarães, Montevideo and New Delhi. His research interests include digital government, development informatics, sustainable digital transformation and digital transformation for sustainability. He is an author or co-author of over 260 publications, including technical and policy reports prepared for the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization (CTO), European Commission, International Development Research Center (IDRC), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Macao Foundation, Microsoft, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Bank, and for governments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific. His academic qualifications include 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.