Robert Galliers

Professor Robert Galliers, Bentley University (USA)
Bob Galliers became Bentley University’s inaugural University Distinguished Professor in 2009, having served as Provost since 2002, heading up Bentley’s progress to university status and EQUIS and EDAMBA accreditations. He also holds a fractional appointment as Professor of Information Systems in the School of Business & Economics at Loughborough University in the UK.
Previously he has served as Professor and Research Director in the Department of IS at the LSE; Lucas Professor of Business Management Systems and Dean of Warwick Business School, both in the UK, and earlier as Foundation Professor and Head of the School of IS at Curtin University in Australia. He holds or has held Visiting Professorships at a number of institutions, including the LSE; King’s College, London and Brunel University, all in the UK; the Australian School of Business, UNSW; the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Belgium; INSEAD, France; the City and Polytechnic universities of Hong Kong; the National University of Singapore; the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.
He was elected President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) in 1999 and received the AIS’s LEO Award for exceptional lifetime achievement in 2012> He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree by Turku University, Finland in 1995. He has been keynote speaker at more than 60 major international conferences and symposia including the Australasian, European, Mediterranean, Scandinavian and UKAIS Conferences on IS.
He has approximately 300 publications to his name, including over 90 journal articles and twelve books, the most recent of which being "Critical Perspectives on Business and
Management: Management Information Systems" (Taylor & Francis, 2015) and "The Oxford Handbook of Management Information Systems: Critical Perspectives" (Oxford University Press, 2011). His work has been cited over 7,500 times according to Google Scholar, and is trans-disciplinary in nature, focusing primarily on organizational innovation/transformation; the processes and practices of IS strategizing; knowing in organizations, and the intra- and extra-organizational impacts of ICT.
He is the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, one of eight journals in the AIS Senior Scholars' 'basket' of eight leading IS journals.