Carlos Zorrinho   Monideepa Tarafdar
Carlos Zorrinho   Monideepa Tarafdar

Carlos Zorrinho, 64 years old, holds a Ph.D. in Information Management and is a Full Professor at the Department of Management of the University of Évora. He has held various academic and governmental positions and served as a Member of Parliament in the VII, VIII, IX, XI, and XII Legislatures. Since 2014, he has been a Member of the European Parliament, where he currently serves as a full member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and as a substitute member of the Committee on Development (DEVE). He is the President of the European Parliament's Delegation to the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS/EU), and also serves as Co-Chair of the OACPS/EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. He is also the European Parliament's Standing Rapporteur for Humanitarian Aid.




Monideepa Tarafdar is the Charles J. Dockendorff Endowed Professor of Information Systems at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has held appointments as Visiting Scholar at MIT Sloan CISR, Visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, and Senior Research Fellow at Weizenbaum Internet Institute, Berlin. She has published extensively in the area of technostress. Her work has been published in top-tier journals in Information Systems and Operations Management Her research has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust (UK) and the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC-UK), as Principal Investigator of secured funding of over 1 million USD, and supported by organisations in the US, UK, EU and India. She is Scientific Adviser to a Dublin start-up that designs programs in wellbeing-oriented use of technology. She serves as Senior Editor at Information Systems Research and Information Systems Journal, and as Editorial Board member at Journal of MIS, Journal of the AIS, and Journal of Strategic Information Systems.





Shirish C. Srivastava






Dr. Shirish C. Srivastava is a tenured Full Professor and GS1 France Chair on Digital Content for Omni Channel at HEC, Paris. Prior to joining HEC, Dr. Srivastava has lectured at the School of Business, National University of Singapore and holds a Ph.D. from the same university. He is an alumnus of the International Teachers Program, (ITP) from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and is a certified senior Cultural Intelligence (CQ) facilitator from The Cultural Intelligence Centre, Michigan, USA. He has also completed his habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR) from Université de Lorraine, France. At HEC, he teaches in the Masters, Doctoral, Executive MBA and Custom Executive Education Programs. His rich experience includes coaching senior executives on issues related to managing technology, leadership, and cross-border business relationships.


His research has been published in several top journals such as MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), Journal of Information Technology (JIT), and MIS Quarterly Executive (MISQE), among others. He has also authored several book chapters. He currently serves as a Senior Editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) and the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), an Editorial Board Member at the Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS) and an Associate Editor at the Information Systems Research (ISR). Dr. Srivastava is widely traveled and has spoken at various forums in several countries across the globe including - Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, U.A.E., U.K., U.S.A., and Vietnam.


He has been thrice nominated for the prestigious Carolyn Dexter Award at the Academy of Management (AOM) Meetings 2005, 2007 and 2008 and was a finalist for the award at AOM 2007. He was nominated for the academy wide William H. Newman award at the AOM 2009, Chicago and is the winner of the Gerardine DeSanctis Dissertation Award for the best doctoral dissertation paper in organizational communication and information systems in the same year. He was again nominated for the William H. Newman award at AOM 2012, Boston by the international management division. He has also been a winner at the Society for Information Management (SIM) Paper Awards Competition, 2007. He is a four-time winner of the Prix Académique de la Recherche en Management, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2022 at Paris, France. His research interests include socio-technical aspects of artificial intelligence, opensource, social media strategy, e-government, services sourcing, and technology enabled innovation.