TiasNimbas has an extensive network of international instructors active at the intersection of business and academia. The lecturers of the Executive Master in Information Management (MIM) teaching team are renowned researchers and practitioners who have taught extensively in graduate and executive programmes; these leading thinkers and doers become part of your network during your study.
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Academic DirectorProf. dr. Pieter M. Ribbers
- Pieter Ribbers is Professor of Information Management at Tilburg University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, where he chairs the Department of Information Management. He holds the degrees of PhD in Economics and Drs in Economics, Tilburg University (both cum laude). He has been Academic Director of the MIM programme since it began, and was responsible for setting up the programme. His international experience includes four years as Affiliated Professor in Information Management at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). His interests include management of information technology (in particular questions related to alignment and information economics), inter-organisational systems (in particular e-business), and the strategic and organisational consequences of the use of information technology. He is active as a researcher, lecturer and consultant. He has supervised more than 20 PhD theses and has contributed articles to national and international journals and (co-) authored several books. He is an active speaker at international conferences in Information Systems (ECIS, HICSS, ICIS), and is a member of the editorial board of Information & Management - The International Journal of Information Systems Applications. As a consultant he has worked with companies like Brunel and the ING Group, especially in outsourcing, scenario development and information economics.
FacultyMr. Jamie Anderson MBA
- Jamie Anderson is an adjunct professor at TiasNimbas Business School and a former senior lecturer and member of the founding faculty at the European School of Management and Technology. He lectures on a visiting basis at London Business School and the Indian School of Business. His current research interests focus on business strategy in developing markets, customer orientation and strategic innovation. He has taught and consulted to Fortune 500 companies from around the world, and his articles have appeared in publications such as MIT Sloan Management Review, the European Journal of Innovation Management, Journal of Business Strategy, Business Strategy Review, International Journal of Innovation & Technology Management and the Financial Times Handbook of Management. Prof. Robert J. Benson
- Robert Benson has broad experience in both lecturing and consulting in many countries internationally and all over the United States. He was founding Dean of the School of Technology and Information Management at Washington University. He also founded and led the Center for the Study of Data Processing, and the Regional Consortium for Education and Technology. At Tilburg University, he is Professor of Information Systems. At Washington University he is Affiliate Professor of Computer Science and continues to teach courses in the effective management of IT. Prof. Benson is founding partner and managing director of EBusiness Forum, an alliance of companies focused on applying information technology for competitive advantage. Prof. dr. Erik Beulen
- Erik Beulen is employed at Tilburg University in The Netherlands and holds the Accenture Global Sourcing Chair. He is also employed as a senior manager with Accenture. He obtained his PhD from Tilburg University. His research concentrates on outsourcing, offshore outsourcing, governance and the management of outsourcing relations. His papers have been published in journals such as the European Management Journal, Communications Association for Information Systems, IT&People, Journal for Information Technology for Development and the proceedings of the HICSS and ICIS. Prof. Beulen has contributed chapters in editorial books by Erran Carmel, Wendy Currie, Suzanne Rivard and Benoit Aubert and Wim van Grembergen. He is the author and co-author of various Dutch-language books on the subject of outsourcing and offshore outsourcing. Prof. Beulen also is co-author of the book 'Managing IT Outsourcing', published by Routledge, UK. John E. Ettlie Phd
- John Ettlie is Research Professor and Director of the Technology Management Center in the College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology. He earned his PhD at Northwestern University in 1975 and has held appointments since then at the University of Illinois Chicago, De Paul University, the Industrial Technology Institute and the University of Michigan Business School. Prof. Ettlie has been a consultant to numerous corporations and government projects including the Saturn Corporation, Allied-Signal Corporation, Caterpillar Tractor Inc., PACAR and Reynolds Metals. He is the associate editor of several professional journals including Decision Sciences and the Journal of Operations Management. Prof. dr. Rob G.A. Fijneman RE RA
- Rob Fijneman has been part of the Economic Faculty, Department of Accounting & Auditing, Tilburg University since 1997. He completed his first degree in strategic information at Tilburg University in 1986 followed by a postgraduate programme in accountancy and IT-auditing. His PhD, in 1999, addressed the development of a common body of knowledge for accountants in the ICT field. Since 1986, Professor Fijneman has worked at KPMG IT Advisory. His client portfolio includes a mix of multinationals and medium-sized organisations, with the entire scope of IT-audit at issue. Within this field, Professor Fijneman is specifically concerned with the integration of IT-audit and financial audit, compliance with all ICT issues (including Sarbanes Oxley) and ICT governance. Prof. Fijneman is international president of the IT Advisory KPMG EMA region. This region is one out of 3 regional centres of KPMG Globally. Prof. dr. Wim van Grembergen
- Wim van Grembergen is a professor at the Economics and Management Faculty of the University of Antwerp (UA) and an executive professor at the University of Antwerp Management School (UAMS). He was previously a guest professor at the University of Leuven (KUL) and had teaching assignments at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, the Institute of Business Studies in Moscow and the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. From 1989 to 1995 he served as Academic Director of the MBA programme of UFSIA (now UA) and presently he is academic coordinator of an IT-audit master programme and an e-business master programme. In 2003 he established at UAMS the ITAG Research Institute that aims to contribute to the understanding of IT Alignment and Governance through research and dissemination of the knowledge via publications, conferences and seminars (www.uams.be/itag). Steven De Haes, PhD
- Steven De Haes is Associate Professor Information Systems Management at Antwerp Management School and Guest Lecturer Information Systems Management at the faculty of Applied Economics of the University of Antwerp. He is actively engaged in teaching and applied research in the domains of IT Governance, IT Strategy, IT Management, IT Assurance, IT Business Value and Strategic Alignment. He is an alumnus of the International Teacher’s Programme (Kellogg School of Management) and acts as Academic Director for the Executive Master in IT Governance & Assurance, the Executive Master in Enterprise IT Architecture and the IT Alignment and Governance (ITAG) Research Institute. Since 2011, he holds the position of Associate Dean Master Programmes. He also acts as speaker and facilitator in academic and professional conferences and coaches organisations in their IT governance and alignment efforts.Prof. dr. Corien Prins
- Corien Prins has the unique combination of a degree in law as well as in slavic languages and literature, both from Leiden University. She worked as a researcher at the Department of Law and Informatics, Leiden University. She obtained her PhD in 1991 with a thesis on computer programme protection in the USSR. She continued her research with the Documentation Office for Central and East European Law at Leiden University. In 1993 she was a visiting professor at Hastings Law School, University of California, San Francisco, where she lectured on European Union information technology law. In 1994 she was appointed Professor of Law and Informatisation at Tilburg University. As of then she heads the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), an institute with 30 researchers specialised in legal and ethical challenges related to new technologies (ICT, biotechnology, nanotechnology and neuro sciences). William Schiano DBA
- Bill Schiano is Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University and Director of the Bentley MS in Information Technology Programme. At Bentley, he has developed and taught a wide range of advanced graduate electives. Schiano has conducted extensive research and published several articles on the role of technology in retail and service industries. His current research focuses on the role and management of information systems within organisations faced with outsourcing and financial challenges. His consulting centres around the strategic use of information technology and the management of information systems departments and personnel. Schiano has an AB in Economics from Williams College and Doctorate in Information Systems from Harvard Business School.