Prof. Christine Legner

Christine Legner is a Professor of Information Systems at the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne. Her research fields are data management, enterprise architecture and business software.

She is also the co-founder and academic director of the Competence Centers Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ), an industry-funded research consortium and expert community with 20 corporate partners (BASF, Bayer, Beiersdorf, Bosch, Nestlé, Schaeffler, SAP, Siemens and Tetrapak, among others). In the CC CDQ, she and her research team collaborate with industry experts to develop concepts, tools and methods that advance data management.

Together with Dr. Olivier Verscheure, she is co-director of the Executive Certificate in Data Science and Management (CAS), a joint program offered by University of Lausanne and EPFL. 

She has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals and conference proceedings. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of the AIS, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, the Information Systems Journal, Business & Information Systems Engineering and Electronic Markets, among others. She is also editor of a book on Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management and has co-authored eBooks on data strategy and data catalogs.

Christine Legner received a post-doctoral qualification (Habilitation) and doctorate from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), an M.S. in Economics from Université Paris–Dauphine (France), and a Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (now KIT, Germany). Prior to joining HEC Lausanne, Christine Legner has served as Chair of Enterprise Systems and Electronic Business at European Business School (Wiesbaden, Germany). She was visiting researcher at INSEAD (France), Stanford University (US) and HEC Montréal (Canada).

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Program Committees (Extract):

  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
    Track Chair 2022,
    Mentor for Doctoral Consortium 2021,
    Associate Editor since 2014, Reviewer since 2010
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
    Track Chair 2021, Associate Editor since 2014,
    Mentor for Doctoral Consortium 2014,
    Faculty Mentor for Junior Faculty Consortium 2016