Giorgos Doukidis

Independent non-executive member


Georgios I. Doukidis is Professor of Electronic-Business in the Department of Management Science and Technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) since 2000. At AUEB he held various positions such as member of the board, chairman in the department of Management Science and Technology, director of the MSc in Management Science and Technology, vice-director of the international MBA, director of the innovation and entrepreneurship unit (MOKE) and director of the Athens innovation and entrepreneurship (ACEin) center.

He holds a BSc in Mathematics (1980) from the University of Thessaloniki, an MSc in Operational Research (1981) and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (1985) from the London School of Economics (LSE) where he taught as lecturer in computing in the period 1984-1990. He has also taught in various leading European Business Schools and was visiting Professor at LSE and Brunel University in the ‘90s. At AUEB he was elected associate professor in 1990 and professor in 1995 in the department of Informatics.

At AUEB he is the founder and Director of ELTRUN -one of the largest eBusiness Research Centers of all European Business Schools- that has participated successfully in more than 40 international R&D projects.
He has collaborated successfully in various research projects with leading Universities such as MIT, Cambridge, LSE, INSEAD, EPFL etc. and well-known international organizations/enterprises (i.e. Nokia, Atos, Rand, Fraunhofer, NEC, P&G etc.) in topics such as information systems, e-business, artificial intelligence, big data, IoT technologies etc. The research output excellence of ELTRUN has been recognized by various international awards: the European Retail Application Development (RAD) award 2002, the European Case Study Award 2099 in "Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management" category and the European ECR Award 2015 in "Retail Innovation with Business Analytics".

He has published 14 books (19 with international publishers) and more than 200 scientific papers and he has organized 8 international conferences in the field of information systems. He has acted as guest editor seven times in leading international academic Journals and he has supervised successfully 20 PhD students in UK and Greece.
In the last 30 years he has acted as consultant in more than 50 large local or international organizations in areas such as digital transformation, business development and re-engineering, business strategy and innovation, business analytics, e-commerce and FinTech. In the past he was vice-president of GRECA (Greek eCommerce Association), vice-president of SEN (Association of Youth Entrepreneurship) and member of the general council of the Greek Industry Federation.

Currently he is the academic advisor of IELKA (Institute for research on consumer goods), board member of ECR-Hellas member of the employment committee of the American-Hellenic Chambers of Commerce, member of the advisory board of the Delphi Economic Forum, member of the advisory board of EGG (the incubation center of Eurobank) and member of the evaluation committee for the iBank entrepreneurship competition of NBG. He is the co-founder of Ennovation, one of the largest student competitions on digital innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe with yearly participation of more than 300 University students.

In the past he was the chairman of TANEO (the Greek New Economy Fund of Funds) and board member of e-Vision (a holding company for digital technologies and services of Piraeus Bank) and Apivita. Currently he is a board member of Alumil and Peoplecert.





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