ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
CO-DIRECTOR OF THE ESSEC MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT CHAIR

FOUNDER OF THE MOBILE PAYMENT LAB

 

Bio

Dr. Jan Ondrus is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at ESSEC Business School since November 2007. He works in the Department of Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS). Additionally, he is co-director the ESSEC Media & Entertainment Chair. His role in the Chair is to lead the academic research projects of students and affiliated faculty. The general purpose of this Chair is to train future high-potential managers for the media sector and to develop research for analyzing the media sector fundamentals. The industrial partners are Société Générale, Orange, TF1, and Les Echos.

Jan holds a MSc and PhD in Information Systems from HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) in Switzerland. His PhD thesis (2007) consists on designing a multi-actor multi-criteria approach to assess possible technological and organizational disruptions in the mobile payment market. This research was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Yves Pigneur and was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation under the NCCR-MICS project.


Research

His research interests are related to electronic/mobile business (special focus on mobile payments), IT strategy, innovation management, industrial organization, decision support systems, and technology forecasting. He has authored more than 25 academic papers that have been published in international academic journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.

After being Special Issues Editor for three years, Jan was appointed Associate Editor of the Information Systems Journal (ISJ). In addition, at the beginning of 2010, he joined the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research (JITCAR).


Teaching

At ESSEC Business School, Jan teaches courses related to IS/IT and ebusiness in several graduate (MSc, MBA, Advanced Masters, PhD) and executive education programs. He was invited to teach at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea (April 2007), at the University of Mannheim in Germany (September 2008 and 2009), and at HEC Lausanne (Fall 2012).


Education

HEC Lausanne – School of Business, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
PhD in Information Systems | 2003 – 2007

HEC Lausanne – School of Business, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
MSc in Information Systems | 1998 – 2003


Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Certificate, International Teachers Program (ITP) | 2011