<h3>Hannes Werthner</h3>

Hannes Werthner

Vienna University of Technology.

Hannes Werthner is Professor for e-commerce at the Vienna University of Technology, before that he was Professor at the University of Innsbruck, the Vienna University of Economics and at the University of Trento. Currently he is also the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Informatics faculty and the Director of the Vienna PhD School of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology. He was member of the ISTAG strategic advisory board for the European research program IST in FP5 (1998-2002), and acts as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Information Technology and Tourism, and is on the editorial board of several journals. He holds a Master and Ph.D. from the Vienna University of Technology. He studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Vienna, was visiting professor at several universities, and was a fellow from the Austrian Schrödinger foundation. His research activities cover a wide range from e-commerce and e-tourism, Internet-based Information systems, Service engineering, Recommender systems and decision support, Simulation and Artificial Intelligence.