PLENARY SPEAKERS

Background
Paul Jones

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research

Professor Jones is Editor-in-Chief of the journal “International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research journal”. He is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the School of Management, Swansea University. Prof Jones is also series editor of the “Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research” book series published by Emerald Publishing. Prof Jones is also an Associate Editor with the journal “International Journal of Management Education” and a senior editor with the journal “Information Technology and People” and holds editorial roles with several other journals. Professor Jones is a prolific entrepreneurial researcher and has authored over 120 refereed journal articles in his career to date. His research predominantly explores entrepreneurial behaviour and small business management.

Yogesh K. Dwivedi

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Information Management

Yogesh K. Dwivedi is a Professor of Digital Marketing and Innovation and Founding Director of the Digital Futures for Sustainable Business & Society Research Group at the School of Management, Swansea University, Wales, UK. In addition, he holds a Distinguished Research Professorship at the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune, India. Professor Dwivedi is also currently leading the International Journal of Information Management as its Editor-in-Chief. His research interests are at the interface of Information Systems (IS) and Marketing, focusing on issues related to consumer adoption and diffusion of emerging digital innovations, digital government, and digital and social media marketing particularly in the context of emerging markets. Professor Dwivedi has published more than 500 articles in a range of leading academic journals and conferences that are widely cited (more than 50 thousand times as per Google Scholar). He has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020, 2021 and 2022 lists from Clarivate Analytics. Professor Dwivedi is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Marketing, and Government Information Quarterly, and Senior Editor of the Journal of Electronic Commerce Research.

Giampaolo Viglia

Editor-in-Chief of Psychology & Marketing

Giampaolo Viglia is Professor of Marketing and the Editor-in-Chief of Psychology & Marketing. His research interests lie in the areas of pricing, advertising,consumer decision-making, and service marketing. His work has been published in several international journals, such as the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of Service Research, the Journal of Retailing, the Journal of Travel Research, and the International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Tugrul U Daim

Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Dr Tugrul U Daim is a Professor of Engineering and Technology Management and the Associate Director of Research National Academic Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity at Portland State University. His research has been supported by National Science Foundation, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Energy Trust of Oregon, US Dept of Energy, US State Department, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Electric Power Research Institute among many others. Professor Daim has published over 300 refereed journal papers, more than 20 special issues and more than 20 books. Professor Daim is the current Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Prior to that Professor Daim had led the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management for a decade. In addition, he had served as an Associate Editor for other journals including Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technology in Society, Engineering Management Journal and Foresight.

Juan Piñeiro Chousa

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Innovation & Knowledge

Juan Piñeiro is Professor at Santiago de Compostela University. He teaches mainly finances, business and technology related courses both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. His research interests are focused on different areas such as sutainability, innovation, and finance. On these topics, he has published many papers in international journals including ‘Finance Research Letters’, ‘International Journal of Information Management’,’ Technological Forecasting and Social Change’, ‘Journal of Business Research’, or ‘International Review of Economics & Finance’. He also serve as Editor-in-Chief for the ‘Journal of Innovation & Knowledge’.

Sascha Kraus

Editor-in-Chief of Review of Managerial Science

Sascha Kraus is Editor-in-Chief of Springer’s “Review of Managerial Science”, Full Professor of Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences from Klagenfurt University, Austria, a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Helsinki University of Technology and a Habilitation (Venia Docendi) from Lappeenranta University of Technology, both in Finland. Before, he held Full Professor positions at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, the University of Liechtenstein, École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur Paris, France, and Durham University, United Kingdom, as well as Visiting Professor positions at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 2022, Clarivate has ranked him among the world’s 100 most impactful researchers in Economics and Business by the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers Reports.

Brandon Randolph-Seng

Editor-in-Chief of Management Decision

Brandon Randolph-Seng (PhD, Texas Tech University) is a full professor of management at Texas A&M University-Commerce. His current research primarily examines the social, ethical, and cognitive factors in leadership, entrepreneurship and teams. His work has appeared in such outlets as, Academy of Management Review, The Leadership Quarterly, Business & Society, and Behavior & Brain Sciences. He teaches mainly organizational ethics/behavior-related courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His recent consulting experience is mainly in the public sector, ranging from local municipalities to larger defense-related contractors. He also serve as Editor-in-Chief for the journal Management Decision.

Beata Gavurova

Editor in Chief of Journal of Competitiveness

Beata Gavurova is a Professor in the field of Management and Economics of Enterprise at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín in the Czech Republic. She works at the Center for Applied Economic Research at the Faculty of Management and Economics. In her research work, she focuses on the evaluation of the effectiveness of the economic, health, and social systems, on sectoral analyses, development strategies, and on the quantification of the effectiveness of the policies at the national and international level. She participates in the development of the evaluation methodologies, standardisation of processes, and creation of barrier-free methodologies for ministries. She collaborates with several ministries, government offices, national data registers at the national and international level. She is a member of several expert working groups, evaluation commissions, monitoring boards, and intersectoral working groups. She is author and co-author of more than 450 publications.

Dalia Streimikiene

Editor-in-Chief of  Transformations in Business and Economics

Prof. dr. D. Streimikiene has been working in the sustainability area since 1998, and she is an internationally recognized expert in this field. She is a full professor at Vilnius University and Leading Researcher at  Lithuanian Centre for Social Science. She is included in the Rooster of Experts in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a world-class expert on greenhouse gas accounting, forecasting, and mitigation measures on greenhouse gas emissions and assessment. D. Streimikiene is regularly being invited to work in the European Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the United Nations Development Programme, the UNFCCC Secretariat, the World Energy Council, the IAEA, the Nordic Council of Ministers, and other international institutions as an expert on sustainable energy development and low carbon just energy transition. She has published over 300 papers in WoS-referred journals, is a co-author of 15 monographs, and has presented many papers at many international conferences and forums worldwide. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Transformations in Business and Economics.

Marinko Skare

Editor in Chief of Economic Research

Marinko Skare is the Rector of the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula and a Professor of Economics, the Department of Economics and Tourism “Dr. Mijo Mirković” in Pula. He served as Assistant Dean for Education, Faculty of Economics &Tourism, Pula, Assistant Dean for International Cooperation, Faculty of Economics & Tourism, Pula Main and Team Researcher on several scientific projects, Former Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Tourism, Pula and Former Vice President for International Cooperation, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula. He has published several books and many scientific papers about economic growth, welfare economics and poverty, energy and digital transition, entrepreneurship and management, technology and growth, human capital economics in transition, economic philosophy, and monetary economics. He is Editor in Chief of Economic Research – Ekonomska Istrazivanja and serves as a member of the Editorial Board of several reputable journals.

Daniel Palacios

Editor-in-chief of International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

Daniel is Editor-in-chief of International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. Director of the Master in Direction and Management of Digital Businesses in Universitat Politecnica de Valencia. Daniel has published in Journal such as Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, Small Business Economics, Management Decision, International Journal of Technology Management, Cornell Quarterly Management, Services Industries Journal, Service Business, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, International Journal of Innovation Management and International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Kybernetes, Human Resource Management, International Journal of Project Management, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Journal of Organizational Change Management. He has been the winner of the 1st Research Prize at the AVAP Accreditation. Winner of the First Prize to the best Scientific Trajectory in Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Virginia Simón-Moya

Editor-in-chief of International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

Virginia Simón-Moya is Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Economics Faculty in the University of Valencia. She teaches Entrepreneurship and Operations Management within the degree of Economics and Business Administration. Her research interest is linked to Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Internationalization and Social Startups. Virginia is member of the University Research Institute of Social Economy, Cooperativism and Entrepreneurship of the University of Valencia. She has published articles in Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Service Business, Service Industries Journal, Journal of Innovation and Knowledge, Journal of Business Research, Management Decision and Journal of Business Ethics. She is involved in several R&D projects and is Editor in chief of International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal.

Stefano Bresciani

Editor in Chief of British Food Journal

Stefano Bresciani (Ph.D.) is Full Professor in Innovation Management and Digital Transformation at the Department of Management, University of Torino, where he is the Director of the Ph.D. program in Business & Management, and the Director of the MBA – Master in Business Administration. His main areas of research include innovation management, knowledge management, international business and open innovation. Stefano Bresciani is the Editor in Chief of the British Food Journal, the Associate Editor of the Technological Forecasting & Social Change, the International Journal of Consumer Studies, and the Journal of Intellectual Capital. He is Vice President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI), Director of the Research Center of the Q-Institute, and Member of the Steering Committee as Representative for Europe of the Academy of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge (ACIEK). He has published many refereed journal articles, contributed chapters and books and presented papers to conferences on a global basis.

Alberto Ferraris

Editor in Chief of British Food Journal

Alberto Ferraris, PhD in Business and Management, is currently working as a Full Professor at the Department of Management, University of Turin. He is the Director of the Executive Master in Strategic Human Resources Management at the SAA Business School (University of Turin). He is author of more than 100 academic and scientific articles published in top international journals, such as Journal of World Business and Annals of Tourism Research as well as he serves as Guest Editor in several prestigious international journals, such as Journal of Business Research and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

He is co-Editor in Chief of the British Food Journal (Emerald) and he is also in the Editorial Board of several international journals, such as Journal of International Management, IEEE Technology and Engineering Management, Multinational Business Review, ecc.

Vincenzo Corvello

Editor in Chief of European Journal of Innovation Management

Vincenzo Corvello, PhD, is associate professor at the Department of Engineering, University of Messina. He holds a PhD in Management Engineering from the University Federico II of Naples. He teaches Innovation Management, Project Management, Business Strategy and Organizational Design within the Degree in Management Engineering. His research interests are in the fields of innovation management, project management, technology management. He published papers in international journals like Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Business Research, Business Horizons. He is co-founder and has been CEO of Beautiful Mind S.r.l., an academic spin-off of the University of Calabria.

Elias G. Carayannis

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of the Knowledge Economy

Dr. Elias G. Carayannis is a Full Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the School of Business of George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is also the co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and the Director of the European Union Research Center (EURC). Dr. Carayannis’ expertise lies in the areas of strategic Government-University-Industry R&D partnerships, technology transfer and commercialization, international science and technology policy, technological entrepreneurship, and regional economic development. He has published extensively, with over sixty books and numerous articles in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change and Technovation. Additionally, Dr. Carayannis is the founding Editor-in-Chief of multiple book series and reference works, such as the Edward Elgar Book Series on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and two Springer journals: Journal of the Knowledge Economy and Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Carayannis is a sought-after consultant for technology-driven organizations in both government and the private sector, including the World Bank, the European Commission, and the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program. He is multilingual and fluent in English, French, German, Greek, with a working knowledge of Spanish.

DIANNE H.B. WELSH

Managing guest editor of Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences

DIANNE H.B. WELSH, Ph.D., is the Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Programs at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. Dianne has held three endowed chairs and founded three entrepreneurship programs/centers. Dianne is a recognized award-winning scholar in family businesses, international entrepreneurship, women-owned businesses, and franchising. She is the author of eight books, 123 refereed journal articles, and has delivered over 350 proceedings and presentations in 70 countries.

She is a Certified Family Business Advisor and Fellow with the Family Firm Institute. She is the recipient of 3 lifetime achievement awards from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, the Family Firm Institute, and the Deshpande Foundation. Dr. Welsh served as a Presidential Appointee to the US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. She is managing guest editor for the ACIEK SI for the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences.

Cyrine Ben Hafaïedh

Editor-in-Chief of Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat/Review of Entrepreneurship

Cyrine Ben Hafaïedh is an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship & Strategy at IÉSEG School of Management (Paris). She is co Editor-in-Chief of the Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat/Review of Entrepreneurship. Research-wise, Dr Ben Hafaïedh specializes in collective entrepreneurship issues (e.g., entrepreneurial teams, corporate governance, ambitious entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship). She has published books, articles, and case studies on these topics and consults with various organizations. She also manages academic programs at IÉSEG such as the MSc in Strategy and Digital Transformation. Cyrine is board member of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB).

Marcin W. Staniewski

Editor in Chief of  Contemporary Economics

Marcin W. Staniewski (Ph.D. in management) is associated professor and an academic from the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw. He has been working as a scientists and academic teacher since 2000 and since 2019 as Vice Rector for Science. He has received several prestigious awards and he is the author of a number of publications. His main area of expertise is human resources management, innovativeness, knowledge management, entrepreneurship and e-business. ORCID ID: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1913-6007__;!!D9dNQwwGXtA!WTAIG4UGiZg_QDeU5f4BNN7eyttgXJYILq4Z69pieCuh_T32sKeYBCNgUGY_QoPDEqSnvlMY8DZcdJrSMUa6l9pYv91g$

Pedro Cuesta-Valiño

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising

Pedro Cuesta-Valiño holds a PhD in Economics and Business (2002) and he is a Professor of Marketing at University of Alcalá (Spain) since 1996, where he is currently the Chair of the Department of Economics and Management. His priority lines of research are market research and marketing strategies, consumer and organizational behaviour, retail management, corporate social responsibility, happiness management and consumer happiness, the role of new technologies, tourism, and sport management. He is the author of more than 80 research papers that have been published in many international academic journals. He has participated in more than 100 international conferences, in several of which he has participated as a Keynote Speaker. He is founder and Vice Principal of the International University Network of Happiness and the Director of the Research Group Consumer Behaviour, Organizational, and Market Analytics. Finally, he is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising (Journal Impact Factor 2022 – Clarivate Analytics: 1.1 – Category: Business).

ALEKSANDR KLJUČNIKOV

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Tourism and Services

Aleksandr Ključnikov is a Full professor in the field of Management and Enterprise Economics, a Senior Researcher at the European Centre for Business Research, and Vice-Rector for Science, Research, and Foreign Affairs at Pan-European University in Prague, Czech Republic. His research activities focus on entrepreneurship, management, and finance in the SME segment, financial risk management, economic and regulatory aspects of the sharing economy, and regional development in the context of implementing local digital currencies. He has published many papers in international journals, including Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, Journal of Knowledge Management, Employee Relations, Oeconomia Copernicana, Journal of Competitiveness, and Journal of Business Research. He also serves as an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Tourism and Services.

Anjala Krishen

Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Marketing Analytics

Dr. Anjala Krishen is the Mel Larson Endowed Chair of Marketing, a Professor of Marketing and International Business (MIB), and Department Chair of MIB for the Lee Business School. Anjala holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and three graduate degrees, including an M.S. in Marketing, MBA, and Ph.D. in Marketing from Virginia Tech. She held full-time corporate positions for 13-years before pursuing a doctorate. To date, Anjala has over 80 published journal papers. Her research spans three sub-disciplines of consumer behavior: (1) advertising and retailing, (2) interactive, e-marketing and information processing, and (3) marketing pedagogy. Serving as a strong research mentor, she has published more than 20 journal papers co-authored with current or former UNLV graduate students and more than fifteen journal papers with junior faculty. Anjala has received both research and teaching awards, including the UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching award (2015), the Barrick Scholar Award (2016), the Harold and Muriel Berkman Research Grant Award (2016), the UNLV Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Recipient (2019), and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award (2022).