• Doctor of Sciences (Dr. sc. ETH), ETH Zürich
    Dissertation: Bridging Data Science and Organization Science: Leveraging Algorithmic Induction to research Online Communities
    Committee: Prof. Georg von Krogh, Prof. Phanish Puranam, Prof. Ce Zhang, Prof. Shiko Ben-Menahem, Prof. Stefano Brusoni (chair)
  • MSc in Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany
    Dissertation: Complexity of disjoint Pi- vertex deletion for disjoint forbidden subgraphs
    Committee: Prof. Jiong Guo, Prof. Raimund Seidel
  • BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Academic Experience

  • 2019 – 2022 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
    Senior Lecturer (Oberassistent)
    Chair of Strategic Management & Innovation, Department of Management, Technology and Economics (MTEC)
  • 2014- 2019 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland; Research and Teaching Associate
    Chair of Strategic Management & Innovation, Department of Management, Technology and Economics (MTEC)
  • 2012 – 2014 Multimodal Computing and Interaction (MMCI), Saarbrücken, Germany
    Research and Teaching Associate

Profesional Experience

Recieved Grants

  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), 03.2021 – 03.2024
    Sustaining Knowledge Creation in Online Communities: Enabling, Creating, and Maintaining” CHF 569,754
    (as CO-PI with G. von Krogh).
  • ETH Competence Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Science (RESC), 04.2021 – 07.2023
    Changing Behaviours”: “Hackster – Patient-led innovation in online communities: An exploratory study of the design principles and the diffusion of affordable rehabilitation technology CHF 93,033
    (as CO-applicant with G. von Krogh, N. Geilinger, M. Meboldt & C. Stadtfeld)
  • Ucreate3, Switzerland “LingoRank: A pedagogical recommendation system for learning French as a foreign language” CHF 10,000. (with M. Vlachos, N. Sierro, M. De Terwangne)
  • Innosuisse, Switzerland 40752.1 INNO-ICT”: “Artificial Intelligence to improve venture capital decision-making CHF 12,613.85
    (as CO-application with G. von Krogh & Raized.AI)


  • Ad-hoc Reviewer (Journals)
    • Academy of Management Journal
    • Strategic Management Journal
    • Information Systems Research
    • Organization Science
    • Management Science
    • Journal of Strategic Information Systems
    • California Management Review
    • Research Policy
    • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
    • Health Policy and Technology
    • Journal of Experimental Criminology
    • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization
    • Technovation
    • Innovation: Organization and Management 
    • The International Journal of Human Resource Management
    • Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
    • Information Processing and Management
    • Industrial and Corporate Change
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer (Conferences and Proceedings)
    • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (2020- )
    • Health Policy and Technology, ad hoc reviewer (2020-)
    • Journal of Experimental Criminology, ad hoc reviewer (2020-)
    • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016- )
    • Latin American Theoretical INformatics Symposium (LATIN 2018- )
    • International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation (IPEC 2016- )
    • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018- )
    • European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2018-
    • Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2018- )
    • Strategic Management Society Conferences (SMS 2020-)
  • Reviewer (Scientific Grants)
    • Swiss National Science Foundation
    • National Science Foundation (USA)
    • Dutch Research Council

Thesis (co)-Supervision

PhD Students

1. Vaibhav Krishna (2018 – 2022 @ETH Zurich)

2. Estevan Vilar (2020 – ongoing @ETH Zurich)

3. Savindu Pathirannehelage Herath (2021 – ongoing @ETH Zurich)

4. Cyrille Grumbach (2022- ongoing @ ETH Zurich)

5. Amirsiavosh Bashardoust (2022-ongoing @ UNIL)

6. Yu Fan (2022 – ongoing @ ETH Zurich)