Dr. Jens Foerderer

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I am an Assistant Professor at the Business School, University of Mannheim, Germany. I hold a BSC (Information Systems), a MSC (Information Systems), and a PhD (Business Administration) from the Business School, University of Mannheim, Germany. I have been a visiting scholar at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park in 2016. From 2015 to 2018 I was a research associate with SAP. My research is forthcoming in Information Systems Research and Information Systems Journal. My research has been funded by the German National Science Foundation (DFG) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). I have served as a reviewer for Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and various other scientific journals, institutions, and conferences.

Research focus: Digital Transformation

I study the digital transformation of firms, especially with regards to:

a) Digital platforms, communities, and markets

b) Digital capabilities of firms

c) Digital technologies


Dr. Jens Foerderer

University of Mannheim, Business School

L15, 1-6, Room 509

68159 Mannheim, Germany

Phone +49 (0) 621 181 1695

Email foerderer [ at ] uni-mannheim.de