Lang, Karl

Professor of Information Systems at Baruch College, CUNY

    Dr. Karl Lang holds a PhD in Management Science from the University of Texas at Austin (1993) and is currently a Professor of Information Systems at Baruch College, CUNY. Professor Lang specializes in the areas of IT strategy, organizational decision making, cognitive computing, and issues relating to newly arising information society. He has held previous positions at the Free University of Berlin in Germany and the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. He has also taught in the MBA program at the Wharton School of Business. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, LMU Munich, Jean Moulin University at Lyon (France), and University of Gent (Belgium).

    His work has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Computational Economics and Annals of Operation Research, among others. Professor Lang serves on the editorial boards of the journals Information and Management, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, and was an Associate Editor for Decision Support Systems (2004-13). He has served on the organization and program committee of major international conferences, including the International Conference on Electronic Commerce (2005, 2011, 2013, 2015), SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services (2012, 2018, 2019), Annual Workshop on e-Business (2007, 2016, 2019) and others. He currently works on research projects that examine how managers work with data analytics tools to solve complex collaborative decision problems.