Prof. Dr. Claudia Loebbecke, M.B.A.

Department of Media and Technology Management

University of Cologne

Rm 214, Pohligstr. 1, 50969 Cologne, Germany

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Claudia Loebbecke holds the Chair of Media and Technology Management at the University of Cologne. Since 2012, she has served as Board Member ('Mitglied Stiftungsrat') of the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics ('ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften - Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft'), since 2015 as Member of the Scientific Board of the Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communication Services ('Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste', WIK), since 2016 as Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Regulatory Issues of the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway ('Bundesnetzagentur') and Deputy Board Member of the Regional Public Broadcaster ('WDR Rundfunkrat'), since 2018 Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and the Supervisory Boards of WIK (Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communication Services - "Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste") and WIK Consult, a 100% subsidiary of WIK.

2013-2016, she was 'Board Member' and 'Division Head' of the 'European Academy of Sciences' (EURASC), 2015 Founding Scientific Director of the 'Grimme Research Institute at the University of Cologne'; 2011-2013 Member of the High Level Group (HLG) on Innovation Policy Management to the European Council, and 2005-2006 elected President of the global Association for Information Systems (AIS), which named her AIS Fellow in 2012.

Claudia Loebbecke serves as 'Honorary Board Member' of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), as 'Advisory Board Member' of Information Systems Research (ISR) and the Journal of Information Technology (JIT), as well as on several Editorial Boards. 1997-2015, she was Senior Editor for scientifically highly ranked 'IS basket journals' (7 years ISJ and 12 years JSIS).

Her previous employments include INSEAD (France), McKinsey & Co. (Germany), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong/PRC), Erasmus University (Rotterdam, NL), and Copenhagen Business School (DK). Later research stays brought her to the Sloan School/MIT (US), Bentley University (US), the University of New South Wales (Sydney, AUS), INSEAD (FR), London School of Economics (UK), LUISS University (IT), and University of Paris-Dauphine (FR).
She received a Master Degree (1990) and a Ph.D. (1995) in Business Administration, both from the University of Cologne, Germany, and an M.B.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA (1991). To study in the US, she was granted a Fulbright Scholarship (1986/87) and a DAAD Scholarship (1990/91). Since 1991, she is elected member of the Honor Society 'Beta Gamma Sigma'.

In 2011, she was awarded the first prize of the global Research Competition of the 'Society for Information Management' ( for her study 'Assessing Cloud Readiness' with Dr. T. Thomas and T. Ullrich (both Continental AG). Her research focuses on business models, business transformation, and management aspects in light of digital and creative goods as well as on the innovative use of new media, information, and telecommunication technologies covering aspects such as electronic business, knowledge management, and new organizational forms. She has published over 250 internationally peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers and has contributed to the development of more than twenty in-depth case studies in eight different countries.

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