Vice-Rector Maier

Curriculum Vitae

Vice-Rector for Digitalisation and Knowledge Transfer

Ronald Maier has been Vice-Rector for Digitalisation and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Vienna since 1 October 2019. He is Professor of Information Systems and was head of the Department of Information Systems, Production and Logistics Management at the Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck from 2008 - 2019. Maier studied Business Informatics at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz and obtained his doctorate from the Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Koblenz (WHU), Germany in 1996. Following a visiting professor position at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia in Athens (US), he received his habilitation degree from the University of Regensburg in 2001. From 2002 until 2007, Maier held a chair in Management Information Systems at the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

Personal Data

Ronald Maier
Date of Birth:
4 Juni 1968 (Linz)
Nationality: Austrian

Education and Academic Career

  • 1987-1992: Master (Magister rer. soc. oec.), Information Systems, Johannes-Kepler-University of Linz, Austria
  • 1996: Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. pol.), Koblenz School of Corporate Management - Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management (WHU), Germany
  • 1998–1999: Visiting assistant professor at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA (USA), Terry College of Business, Department of Management Information Systems
  • 2001: Habilitation, University of Regensburg, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • 2002: Visiting professor of Information Systems, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • 2002–2007: Full professor of Management Information Systems, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Since 2007: Full professor of Information Systems, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, Austria

    Functions and Memberships

    • 2003-2007: Member of the commission for information technology of the senate, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
    • 2006: Director of the Institute of Management Information Systems and Operations Research, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
    • 2006-2007: Member of the board of directors of the Faculty of Law and Economics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
    • 2007-2009: Member of the board, TransIT, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
    • 2008-2017: Work package leader of the EU Integrating Projects MATURE, ARISTOTELE, POSECCO und LAYERS
    • 2008-2018: Member of the scientific advisory board of the KnowCenter, Data-driven Business & Big Data Analytics, Technical University of Graz, Austria
    • 2008-2019: Head of the Department of Information Systems, Production and Logistics Management, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, Austria
    • 2010-2019: Member of the tenure track evaluation committee, Faculty of Business and Management, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
    • Editor, track chair and reviewer for, e.g., Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Business Information Systems Engineering Journal
    • Since 1 October 2019: Vice-Rector for Digitalisation and Knowledge Transfer