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Arne Buchwald

Associate Professor of Digital Transformation and Information Systems

IT specialist who gives an expert view on digital transformation and the opportunities it offers

Arne Buchwald’s research and teaching centre on the interface of business administration and information systems. His recent research has focused on the role of Chief Digital Officer, blockchain technology, bootlegging (bottom-up employee-driven innovations), and IT governance. And his results have been published in internationally-renowned journals. 

Arne teaches a variety of digital technology-related courses on Vlerick’s Masters and MBA programmes. He also contributes to our Mastering IT Management programme and our Executive Master Class in Supply Chain Management.

Before entering academia, Arne was a consultant with Horváth & Partners Management Consultants in the CIO & Project Advisory unit. He also founded his own B2B IT company that offered technological consulting services and data centre solutions.

Who am I

  • Associate Professor at Vlerick Business School
  • Assistant Professor at EBS Business School, Germany (2016-2019)
  • Visiting Researcher at Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (2014)
  • Doctor in Management Information Systems at the University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Master of Science in International Business at School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Science in General Management at EBS Business School, Germany

My expertise

Blockchain technology

Digital transformation

Information systems

Internet of Things (IoT)

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Arne Buchwald

Arne Buchwald

Associate Professor of Digital Transformation and Information Systems