Below are the ECISM 2017 Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.
Conference and Programme Chairs
Dr Renata Paola Dameri graduated in Economics in 1990, she is Assistant professor in Business administration at the University of Genova, Department of Economics. She has been teaching ERP Systems, Business administration, Accounting Information systems, Management Information systems, Managerial accounting, Financial Accounting. She is member of the faculty of SDA Bocconi School of Management – Information Systems Unit and visiting professor at Université Paris Dauphine, France. Renata Paola is the director of the Master in Entrepreneurship and management, her main research interests are Information systems in companies and in the public sector, financial reporting, smart cities.
Dr Riccardo Spinelli received his PhD in Service Management and Economics from the University of Genoa (Italy). He is an Assistant Professor in Management at the same institution, where he teaches Marketing and International management. He has been visiting professor at MCI - Management Center Innsbruck. His research interests include the foundations of the digital economy, the relationship between the development of e-business and the internationalization of firms, the application of ICT in SMEs. He published in international journals such as Industrial Management & Data Systems, the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management; he presented his research in national and international conferences including ECIME, ICE-B, ISBE and ItAIS.
Andrea Favati is the CIO of RINA Group, which has a history going back 150 years, RINA is a global corporation, a repository of skills and expertise delivering benefits to industries all over the world: our mission is to support their growth by setting up relations as a real partnership. The companies in our Group operate in five Business areas, proposing innovation, environment and sustainability-based solutions: Marine, Energy, Business Assurance, Transport and Infrastructures, IFIs Banks and Investors.
Mini Track Chairs
Dr. Marian Carcary is a senior lead researcher with the Innovation Value Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland, with responsibilities for managing aspects of the IVI research agenda. She has led a number of projects associated with development of IT-CMF (an IT management framework), and most recently worked as co-editor and co-author of ‘IT-CMF: the body of knowledge guide’.
Dr. Eileen Doherty is a Research Fellow with the Innovation Value Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland. Her responsibilities include development of key aspects of IT-CMF. Prior to this position Eileen worked in the IT industry for almost 10 years. She has published 3 books and has published academic peer review journal papers in the area of SME, Innovation adoption and diffusion, and innovations in the firm.
Gerard Conway is a Senior Research fellow with the Innovation Value Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland. Gerry has led the research on the development of IVI’s approach for Cloud and Data Centre Efficiency. His main focus areas are Business Process Management, Enterprise Architecture and Sustainability. Gerry has over 30 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry.
Luigi Lavazza is associate professor at the University of Insubria at Varese, Italy. Since 1990 he has worked with CEFRIEL, where he acts as a scientific consultant on digital innovation projects. His research interests include Software process modeling, measurement and improvement, Empirical Software Engineering, Software Quality and Open Source Software. He is co-author of over 150 scientific articles, published in international journals, in the proceedings of international conferences and in books.