Prof. Eric K. Clemons (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) is invited by the program "Distinguished International Faculty"" of AUEB to visit and give two lectures (14-17/7/2008)


From 14 to 17 of July 2008, within the framework of the Program "Distinguished International Faculty"" of the Department of Management Science and Technology (AUEB), Professor Eric K. Clemons from Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) will visit AUEB and will give two lectures as follows:

  • July 15, 2008: "The Impacts of Social Networks",
  • July 16, 2008: "Business Models for Monetizing the Net Without Advertising".
  • The lectures are open to academic faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to PhD candidates.

    i Eric K. Clemons is a Professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he has served since 1976. His visiting appointments include Harvard University, Cornell University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Indian School of Business. He serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Management Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and eCommerce Research and Applications. His research specialties are in the areas of IT and business strategy, IT and Consumer Behavior, and IT and markets.  More specifically, he studies strategies for profiting from internet applications, the changing role of internet advertising, the impact of technology on consumer behavior, managing the risks of strategic outsourcing, managing the risk of strategic IT implementations, and strategic implications of e-commerce for channel power and profitability. He is the Director of the Wharton School's Sponsored Research Program in Information,

    Strategy, and Economics "the Area Head for Information, Strategy, and Economics" and program coordinator for the school's major in e-commerce.

    He also is the founder of the "Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences" (HICSS) annual Competitive Strategy, Economics, and Information Systems mini-track,

    which had its twentieth anniversary meeting in January 2007, and the winner of two HICSS "Best Paper" awards.

    During his visit, Professor Clemons will be meeting with faculty and doctoral students of AUEB to explore common research interests.