Univ.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit
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|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation Year|
|venia legendi||Business||Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany||2006|
|Dr. rer. pol.||Economics and Business Engineering||
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
|Diplom||Mathematics||Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany||1999|
Dr. Daniel Veit is a professor and chair of Information Systems and Management at the Department of Business Administration of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Augsburg, Germany. Furthermore, he is appointed as a visiting professor at the Department of Digitalization of the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.
In his research, Dr. Veit is interested in questions regarding the adoption and diffusion of digital infrastructures and new phenomena in enterprises and society. His main focus rests on theory building research. From a methodological point of view he employs qualitative and quantitative empirical methods to gain insights into the effects of digitization in business and society. Based on these he also derives implications for practice as well as recommendations for companies, governments, societal groups and individuals. In the year 2014 he founded the Institute for Digitzation Research e.V. in Munich as a platform for these activities.
Veit studied Mathematics at the TU Munich and Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen (MSc 1999) and spent parts of his undergraduate studies at the TU Vienna and University of Maryland, College Park, US. In 2002, he earned his Doctoral degree at the Faculty of Economics and Business Engineering of the University of Karlsruhe (TH) on a topic covering economic effects of the methods of distributed artificial intelligence. In the year 2003 he was admitted to the young researchers promotion program of the Volkswagen Foundation. During 2005 Dr. Veit worked as a visiting scholar at the department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research of the University of California, Berkeley. From the year 2003 to 2006 he was an assistant professor at University of Karlsruhe (TH) where he defended his second doctorate (habilitation). During the years 2006 to 2013 he held a professor position at the Business School of the University of Mannheim where he was the Dieter Schwarz Endowed Chair for Business Administration and Information Systems. From 2007 to 2008 he held the position of the Associate Dean for International Relations of the business school. In the role of the Academic Director and member of the board of Mannheim Business School Ltd. he formed the ESSEC&Mannheim Weekend Executive MBA Program in the years 2007 to 2013 and developed it to one of Germany's leading Executive MBA programs. In 2009 he held a visiting professorship at the Center for Applied Information and Communication Technology at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. In 2013 and 2014 he received the Velux Visiting Professor grant of the Villum Foundation, Denmark. In 2019 he received an offer to join The University of Queensland Business School in Brisbane, Australia, as a tenured full professor which he declined. For the years 2020 and 2021 he received the Otto Mønsted Vistiing Professor Grant at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.
In the past years, Dr. Veit published a large number of articles in leading scientific journals and contributions in proceedings of leading international conferences. Amongst others, the work of Dr. Veit has been accepted for publication in Management Information Systems Quarterly, in the Journal of Management Information Systems, in the European Journal of Information Systems, in the Journal of Service Research as well as proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). He has frequently been serving as track chair and associate editor for the ICIS, ECIS conference series. He served as one of the program chairs for ECIS 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. At ECIS 2014 he received the conference best paper award in Tel Aviv, Israel. As a guest editor he served for several international journals. Since 2016 he serves on the Editorial Board of the Information Systems Journal as an Associate Editor. Since 2017 he serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Association for Information Systems as member of the Editorial Review Board and in the role of a Editoral Review Board Associate Editor since 2019. He received the Outstanding Reviewer 2019 Award of the Journal of the Association for Information Systems. Beyond that he frequently serves as ad-hoc reviewer for the leading journals of the information systems research field.
Research projects of Prof. Veit were funded by a number of public funding bodies. These include amongst others the Framework Programme of the European Union, the VolkswagenStiftung, the Dieter Schwarz Foundation, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany. Prof. Veit was regularly assessing reserach grant proposals for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Framework Programme of the European Union, the Federal Ministry of Education and Reseach, as well as a number of other public and private third-party funding organizations.
In a number of invited talks, Dr. Veit spoke about innovative energy markets, markets for computing resources and services, innovative digital business models as well as phenomena emerging during the increasing digitalization of enterprises and society. Amongst others he held invited talks at the Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, the Washington State University, the Queens School of Business, Canada, the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Aalto University School of Business, Finland, the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, the Warwick Business School, UK, the University of Queensland Business School, Australia, and the e-IRG E-Infrastructures reflection group of the German EU-Presidency. Next to guest lectures at several German universities and teaching assignments in several international MBA and Executive MBA programs, Dr. Veit has been teaching at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) of the Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences (GESS) of the University of Mannheim, which is funded within the Initiative of Excellence of the German federal government. Dr. Veit is consulting several corporations and has been conducting consulting contracts for a number of state and federal ministries.
He is member of the following professional associations: German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Association for Information Systems (AIS), Münchner Kreis e.V. (elected member of the research council since fall 2014) and the Gesellschaft für Informatik.
Administrative roles at the University of Augsburg
- 2016 - today: Co-Director at the Augsburg Center for Entrepreneurship
- 2016 - 2018: Chairman of the board: Zentrums für Weiterbildung und Wissenstransfer
- 2015 - today: Member of the standing committee for doctoral assessments of the Faculty of Business and Economics
- 2014 - today: Member of the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum. Center for Advanced Transnational Studies
- 2014 - today: Member of the Global Business Management board (B.Sc. and M.Sc.)
- 2014 - today: Vice equal opportunities officer of the faculty of business and economics
- 2013 - today: Member of the Business & Information Systems Engineering Wirtschaftsinformatik board (B.Sc. und M.Sc.)