E&I welcomes new Fulbright-Hall Professor for Entrepreneurship


The E&I Institute is honored to welcome Prof. Paul Leonardi, the Fulbright-Kathryn and Craig Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship at WU for the Summer Term 2023.

Paul Leonardi, Ph.D., is the Duca Family Professor of Technology Management at UC Santa Barbara. He holds appointments in the Department of Technology Management and the Department of Communication.

Prof. Leonardi’s inaugural talk on “AI and the Changing Nature of Work and Organizations” will take place on April 11, 2023 from 9:30-11:00am in D5.1.003.

This talk is open to interested guests, please register by sending an email to entrep-office@wu.ac.at.

Prof. Leonardi’s research, teaching, and consulting focus on helping companies to use digital tools to create and share knowledge more effectively. He is interested in how implementing new technologies and harnessing the power of informal social networks can help companies take advantage of their knowledge assets to create innovative products and services.

He has authored more than 70 articles that have appeared in top journals across the fields of Management, Communication, and Information Systems. Furthermore, he also publishes his work for managers and executives in outlets such as Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is the author of four books on technological innovation and organizational change, including the award-winning, Car Crashes Without Cars and Technology Choices. His latest book, The Digital Mindset: What it Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI (co-authored with Tsedal Neeley) is available for purchase now.

During his term at the E&I institute, Prof. Leonardi will teach a course for Ph.D. students as well as an undergraduate course on digital business.

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