Organizing Team

General Co-chairs

José Tribolet

University of Lisbon, Portugal

José Tribolet is Full Professor of Information Systems at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, in Portugal. His main academic interests are in the areas of Enterprise Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, and Enterprise Governance and Enterprise Transformation. Dr. Tribolet holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT (1977). He spent a full sabbatical year (1997-98) at MIT´s Sloan School of Management. He was a guest professor at University of St. Gallen´s IWI during the spring term of 2012. He is presently the leading member of the Advisory Board of GPERRTIC, a 6 year national strategic program to rationalize and improve the IS/ITC infrastructures of the Portuguese public administration.

KJ Lin

University of California, Irvine, USA

Since 1993, KJ Lin has been a Professor in the EECS Department at the University of California, Irvine. He is an IEEE Fellow and Editor-In-Chief of the Springer journal on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications. He is also the Editor-In-Chief of the Software Publication Track of the Journal of Information Science and Engineering. He was the Co-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Business Informatics and Systems (TCBIS) 2003-2011. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2002-2006, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers, 1996-2000. He is a Principal Scientist of the Intel-NTU Connected Context Computing Center which is a collaborative effort between Intel and National Taiwan University for the development of machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies. He has organized many international conferences, most recently as conference chairs of CEC 2012 and SOCA 2011, program vice-chairs of ICPP 2010 and ICPADS 2011. His research interest includes service-oriented computing, sensor systems, enterprise system middleware, real-time systems, and distributed computing.

PC Co-Chairs

Ulrich Frank

University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Ulrich Frank holds the chair of Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling at the Institute of Computer Science and Business Information Systems at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His main research topic is enterprise modelling, i.e. the development and evaluation of modelling languages, methods and corresponding tools. Further areas of research include method engineering, models at run time, methods for IT management and research methods. Ulrich Frank is associate Editor of the journals Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, Business & Information Systems Engineering, Software and Systems Modeling and Information Systems and E-Business Management. He has been actively involved in numerous conferences and various major research projects. He had assignments as visiting researcher/professor in various countries. Ulrich Frank is the founding director of the international student exchange network IS-link.

David Aveiro

University of Madeira, Portugal

David Aveiro is an Assistant Professor at the Exact Sciences and Engineering Centre of the University of Madeira, Portugal. His research interests include enterprise engineering and organizational change. His teaching interests include enterprise engineering, database management systems and decision support systems. He holds a MSc and a PhD in Computer Science and Information Systems Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico of the University of Lisbon. His PhD theme was enterprise engineering and change and he applied the Design and Engineering Methodology (DEMO) to precisely specify the ontology of organizational change and control. He is a certified DEMO Professional - officially allowed to apply the method in practice - and also a certified DEMO Master - allowed to give official training and courses in this method. In addition to regularly teaching the discipline of Enterprise Engineering and supervising several master and doctoral theses in the area, he has led a number of practical projects where DEMO has been applied with many benefits.

Workshop Chair

Elena Kornyshova

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France

Elena Kornyshova is an Associate Professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) University (Paris, France) and a researcher in the CEDRIC Laboratory, the Information and Decision Systems Engineering (ISID) group. Her career is characterized by the mixed academic and industrial experience. She holds two doctoral degrees: a Ph.D. in Economics and Management Sciences from the State University of Economics and Finances of Saint-Petersburg, Russia and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France. Her research domains are Method and Process Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, Decision-making, and engineering of Decision Support Systems. Her academic background is characterised by multiple publications, participation in conference organisation and in program committees. In 2014, she participated in the Life Learning Program Erasmus on Big Data. She has an experience in the industry and consultancy sector mainly in the fields of IS engineering and enterprise architecture.

Publication Chair

Sérgio Guerreiro

Universidade Lusófona and Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal

Sérgio Guerreiro is an invited Assistant Professor at the Lusófona University and at Universidade da Beira Interior, in Portugal, and a research member of CICANT/ULHT R&D unit. Concluded his Ph.D. degree in Information Systems and Computer Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico / University of Lisbon (IST/UL). Before that, he concluded the Ms.C. degree and the engineering degree, also in Information Systems and Computer Engineering at IST/UL. His research interests are Enterprise Ontology, Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Governance, with a specific focus in developing and applying control systems that are able to support and deliver more information for the organizational actors involved in the decision-making processes. He has professional expertise in the mobile telecommunications field.

Financial Chair

Miguel Mira da Silva

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Miguel Mira da Silva is Professor of Information Systems in the University of Lisbon and director at the INOV research institute where he leads the "Digital Services Innovation" group. Miguel graduated (1989) and received a master degree (1993) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon, a PhD (1997) in Computing Science from the University of Glasgow, and more recently a prestigious master in management entitled Sloan Fellowship (2005) from the London Business School. Miguel has published more than 100 research papers in international conferences and journals, as well as four teaching books in Portuguese. Currently, Miguel is interested in IT Governance, Services Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.

Local Organization Chair

Rui Santos Cruz

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Rui Santos Cruz is Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, where he teaches Networking and Computer Engineering in graduate and postgraduate courses. He is also researcher at INESC-ID and INESC Inovação, participating in several European Union Research projects. His research areas are in the field of Next Generation Broadband Services and Networks, with particular focus on Multimedia streaming with quality adaptation, QoS, QoE and Services Management. He graduated with the Electrical Engineer degree in 1982, and later received the M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Ph.D. in Information Systems and Computer Engineering, all from Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. He published more than 20 research papers in international journals and conferences, and several book chapters. During his professional career in the industry, since 1983, he was involved in electrical power transport and distribution, in the development and design of high-voltage power plants, in the analysis, design, development, and deployment of computer and communication systems and data and telecommunications networks, holding positions of senior staff engineer, manager, R&D director, CTO and CEO. He is Senior Member of IEEE and held the positions of Vice-Chair in 2002-2007 and of Chair in 2008-2013 of IEEE Portugal, and is, since November 2013, IEEE's Legal Representative for Portugal. He is a Professional Member of ACM-Association for Computing Machinery. He is also Member of the National Society Ordem dos Engenheiros in Portugal.

Artur Caetano

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Artur Caetano is tenured assistant professor of Information Systems at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon, Portugal, where he lectures on enterprise architecture, business process management, service-oriented architectures, and object-oriented analysis and design. He is researcher at the Information and Decision Support Systems group, INESC-ID and coordinator of the Centre for Organizational Design & Engineering, INESC-INOV. Artur has participated in several European research and development projects related to enterprise architecture, such as TIMBUS, E-ARK and 4C. He regularly serves conference and journal program committees and has been involved in the organization of events such as the Enterprise Model Analysis workshop at EDOC, and the Enterprise Engineering track at ACM SAC.He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, INCOSE, and CIAO! Enterprise Engineering Network.

Industry Co-Chairs

Pedro Sousa

University of Lisboa, Portugal

Pedro Sousa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, in Portugal. His main academic interests are in the areas of Enterprise Engineering, Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Transformation. Dr. Pedro Sousa holds a Ph.D. from IST (1992). He has been working from the past 15 years in Enterprise Architectural projects in several industries such as finance, retail, telecommunication and oil. He leads Enterprise Architecture professional services at Link Consulting and is responsible for the EAMS- Enterprise Architecture Management System.

Jorge Sanz

National University of Singapore

Dr Jorge Sanz is Director of the Business Analytics Center at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Professor in the School of Computing. The NUS Business Analytics Center is an interdisciplinary graduate education and research center jointly founded by the School of Computing and Business School. He also teaches graduate courses on applications of business analytics in different industries at the NUS Business School.

Jorge has more than 30 years of applied research and practical experience in industry. He has worked in banking, telecommunications, government and health care for global and medium firms in America and Europe. He works in Strategy and the use of Information Technology for transforming the front-office of organizations. He has worked at different times in IBM Research for over 15 years on image computing, parallel processing and services systems. Jorge works on statistical modeling for business problems and applied analytics for companies and macro-economics, with applications in social business. He also conducts research on process innovation in organizations as well as analytics for business performance modeling and prediction in firms.

Jorge leads international academic and professional activities in Business Informatics and Service Engineering and has chaired a number conferences on the interplay of business and IT for IEEE and other associations. He has been the President of the University of St. Andrews, Professor in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Visiting Professor in University of California. Today he teaches, conducts research and advises more than 40 graduate students in the National University of Singapore.

Jorge works as an International Assignee from IBM Research in Singapore. He is also Chief Innovation Officer for Retail Banking in IBM Corporation. He actively consults for Asian, European, North American and Latin American companies. He is a Fellow of the IEEE Society.

Frank Harmsen

Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Frank Harmsen (1968) is a partner at EY Advisory and professor at Maastricht University. He has been working since 1992 for international companies and government institutions as a consultant, manager and researcher in the Enterprise Transformation domain. His expertise focuses on topics such as Organizational Change Management, Situational Method Engineering and IT Strategy & Governance. He is co-chair of the Transforming and Engineering of Enterprises (TEE) series.