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Prof. Dr. Christian Matt

Christian Matt, Prof. Dr.

Associated Academic and Visiting Lecturer


Administration (Room 213a)
Ludwigstr. 28, front building
80539 Munich

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 6390
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 13541

Office hours:
on appointment

Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Occupations:

  • Assistant Professor tenure track at the Institute of Information Systems, University Bern/Switzerland (December 2016-today)
  • Habilitation at LMU München (2017) on „Digitization in the Small: Configuration and Effects of Internet Services for Consumers"
  • Assistant Professor at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media (June 2013-today)
  • Scientific/Teaching Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media (August 2009-May 2013)
  • Doctorate degree, dissertation on "A Consumer-Centric Approach to Determining the Value of Intermediaries in Electronic Markets", LMU München, with distinction (2013)
  • Master of Business Research (MBR), postgraduate degree, LMU München, with distinction (2011)
  • M.Sc. in Management/M.Sc. in International Business (European Master in Management), LMU München/EM Lyon/Aston Business School (2009)
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA (2007)
  • Studies in Information Systems at TU Darmstadt, Germany (2003-2007)


  • Internet Research: Outstanding Associate Editor Award 2018
  • Electronic Markets Reviewer of the Year Award 2016
  • Dissertation Award of the LMU Management Alumni (2013)
  • Scholarship of the Foundation of German Business ("Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft") (2004-2009)

Research Exchanges:

  • EM Lyon Business School, Department of Economics, Finance and Business Administration (2014-2018)
  • National University of Singapore (2017)
  • SMU School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University (2014)
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Operations and Information Management Department (2011)

Memberships in Scientific Associations:

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
  • German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI))
  • Wissenschaftliche Kommission Wirtschaftsinformatik (WKWI)


  • Internet Research: Associate Editor (2017- )
  • ISJ Special Issue Guest Editor “Digitization of the Individual”
  • ECIS 2018: Track Chair im Track “Personal ICT: Design, Use and Impacts”
  • MKWI 2018: Programmkomitee Track „Strategisches IT-Management”
  • Editorial Board "Digitalization Cases" (Eds. N. Urbach, M. Röglinger)
  • Electronic Markets: Guest Editor Special Issue “Digitization of the Individual”
  • Editorial Board MISQ Executive Special Issue "Digital Business Transformation"
  • „Forum Privatheit - Die Fortentwicklung des Datenschutzes“ (Privacy Forum – The Development of Data Privacy), Nov. 2017, Berlin, Program Committee
  • ECIS 2017: Associate Editor "Business Models in a Digitized World"
  • WI 2017: Associate Editor "Nutzerzentrierte Informationssysteme"
  • Pre-ICIS Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual (2016), Track Chair
  • ECIS 2016: Associate Editor "Business Models in a Digitized World" and "Digital Media at the Intersection between Information Technology and Media Management"
  • MKWI 2016: Track Chair "Digitalisierung und Privacy"
  • ICIS 2015: Associate Editor "E-Business and E-Government"
  • Conference "Forum Privatheit - Die Zukunft der informationellen Selbstbestimmung", Nov. 2015, Berlin: Program Committee
  • Reviewer for various journals, e.g. BISE, ECRA, EJIS, EM, IJEC, ISeB, JBE, ZfbF
  • Reviewer for various conferences, e.g. ICIS, ECIS, AMCIS, HICSS

Professional Experience:

  • Freelance consultant and owner of an IT service
  • SAP Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney
  • ICO Innovative Computer GmbH
  • Student research assistant at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media

Research Interests

Research Projects and Cooperations


  • Advanced Topics in Information Systems (seminar, bachelor)
  • Content Management Systeme (seminar, bachelor)
  • Corporate Development in High Tech Companies (seminar, master)
  • Digital Life (seminar, master)
  • Digital Media & Business (tutorial, bachelor)
  • Digital Products & Services (lecture, master)
  • Digitale Unternehmung (lecture, bachelor)
  • Empirische Studien zu Neue Medien (seminar, bachelor)
  • Forschungsmethoden der Wirtschaftsinformatik (seminar, PhD)
  • Management of Information Systems (lecture, master)
  • New Products: From Ideas to Markets (lecture, master)
  • Schlüsselqualifikationen (tutorial, bachelor)
  • Wertschöpfungsstrukturen und IT (seminar, bachelor)
  • Wirtschaftsinformatik (lecture, bachelor)


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