Prof. Dr. Peter Buxmann
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Peter Buxmann is head of the Software & Digital Business Group at Technische Universität Darmstadt. Furthermore, he is also the speaker of the mission 'Future Data Economy and Society' of the national reseach centre ATHENE and member in numerous management and supervisory committees , including the Advisory Board of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society – The German Internet Institute in Berlin.
His research focuses on the digitalization of business and society, methods and applications of artificial intelligence, as well as the tensions between the data economy and privacy. He is the author of more than 300 publications which are published in international journals (e. g. Information Systems Research, Journal of Information Technology, European Journal on Information Systems, Information Systems Journal) and conference proceedings (e. g. International Conference on Information Systems and European Conference on Information Systems).
The work of Peter Buxmann and his team has received several awards, including the AIS Paper of the Year in 2017 and the Best Paper Award at the Software Business Conference 2012 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In addition, Peter Buxmann and his team also won several prizes for different courses.
Peter Buxmann was born in Frankfurt in 1964. He graduated from the University of Frankfurt with a degree in economics with a focus on information systems, where he also obtained his PhD. After a research and teaching stay at the Haas School of Business of the University of California in Berkeley he became a professor. From the years 2000 to 2004, he was professor of Information Systems and Information Technology at Technische Universität Freiberg. After this period, he moved to Technische Universität Darmstadt.