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Claudia Loebbecke, M.B.A.

Claudia Loebbecke, M.B.A. - Department of Media and Technology Management

Curriculum vitae


  •  Since 2000 Chaired University Professor (C4), Business, Media and Technology Management, University of Cologne, Germany.
  • European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA), since 2018.
  • Association of Information Systems (AIS): Elected President 2005-2006; Fellow 2012; Honorary Life Time Member 2016.
  • WIK - Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communication Services (‚Wiss. Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste‘) and WIK Consult: Scientific Advisory, since 2015 / Board (‚Aufsichtsrat‘) since 2018.
  • WDR Rundfunkrat, Deputy Member (‚Stellvertretendes Mitglied‘), since 2016.
  • Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (‚Bundesnetzagentur‘), Scientific Working Group on Regulatory Matters (‚Wiss. Arbeitskreis für Regulierungsfragen‘), since 2016.
  • Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (‚ZBW‘), Board (‚Stiftungsrat‘), since 2012.
  • European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), since 2004.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Honor Society for Business Students & Academics, since 1991.


  • 2013-2016 Europ. Academy of Sciences: Academic Council, Head of Socio-Economic Sciences & Humanities Division.
  • 2011-2013 High Level Group (HLG) on Innovation Policy Management to the European Council, Invited Member.
  • 2011 Society for Information Management (SIM): First Prize Winner, Research Paper Competition.
  • Turned down: 1999 Chair for Telecommunication Management (C4), University of Fribourg (CH); Chair for Information Systems (C4); University of Geneva (CH); Cor de Wit Chair, Technical University Delft (NL).
  • 1998-2000 Full Chaired Professor, KRAK Chair of Electronic Commerce, Copenhagen Business School (DK).
  • 1997-1998 Assistant Prof., Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management (NL)
  • 1995 PhD in Business Administration (Dr. rer. pol.) with highest distinction (‚summa cum laude‘), University of Cologne.
  • 1992-1993 Associate Consultant, McKinsey & Co, Duesseldorf, Germany.
  • 1991-1992 Research Associate, INSEAD Technology Management Department, Fontainebleau (FR).
  • 1991 Master of Business Administration (MBA), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, GPA: 3.94 - Fulbright Scholarship (1986-87) and DAAD Scholarship (1990-91).
  • 1990 Master in Business Administration (‚Diplom-Kauffrau‘), University of Cologne, Germany, GPA:1.9 (top 3%).

Selected publications

  • Uwamariya, M., Loebbecke, C. (2019) Learning from the Mobile Payment Role Model: Lessons from Kenya for Neighboring Rwanda, Information Technology for Development (IT4D), 10.1080/02681102.2018.1564725.
  • Hassan. N., Loebbecke, C. (2017) Engaging Scientometrics in Information Systems, Journal of Information Technology (JIT), 32(1), 85-109.

  • Loebbecke, C., Myers, M. (2017) Deploying Knowledge Portals: Three Major Challenges, Information & Management, 54(4), 491-505.

  • Loebbecke, C., Picot, A. (2015) Reflections on Societal and Business Model Transformation arising from Digitization and Big Data Analytics: A Research Agenda, Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 24(3), 149-157.

  • van Fenema, P., Loebbecke, C. (2014) Towards a Framework for Managing Strategic Tensions in Dyadic Interorganizational Relationships, Scandinavian Journal of Management (SJM), 30(4), 516-524.

  • Markus, M., Loebbecke, C. (2013) Digital Business Strategy in an Era of Commodity Processes and Community Platforms, Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), 37(2), 649-653.

  • Loebbecke, C., Thomas, B., Ullrich, T. (2012) Assessing Cloud Readiness at Continental AG, Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive (MISQE), 11(1), 11-23.

  • Loebbecke, C., Powell, P., Weiss, T. (2010) Repeated Use of Online Auctions: An Empirical Investigation of Individual Sellers‘ Motivations, Electronic Markets (EM), 20(2), 105-117.

  • Loebbecke, C., Powell, P. (2009) Furthering Distributed Participative Design: Unlocking the Walled Gardens, Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems (SJIS), 21(1), 77-106.

  • Jarvenpaa, S., Loebbecke, C. (2009) Strategic Management Implications of a Consumer Value Perspective on Mobile TV, Journal of Information Technology (JIT), 24(2), 202-212.

  • Loebbecke, C., Huyskens, C. (2009) Development of a Model-Based Netsourcing Decision Support System Using a Five-Stage Methodology, European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), 195(2009), 653-661.

  • Bolton , G., Loebbecke, C., Ockenfels, A. (2008) Does Competition Promote Trust and Trustworthiness in Online Trading? An Experimental Study, Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), 25(2), 145-169.

  • Loebbecke, C. (2007) Adopting IT for Content Integration in the Supermarket: The METRO Group Case, European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), 16(2), 228-236.

  • Loebbecke, C. (2004) Modernizing Retailing Worldwide at the Point of Sale, Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive (MISQE), 3(4), 177-187

  • Levy, M., Loebbecke, C., Powell, P. (2003) SMEs, Co-opetition and Knowledge Sharing: The Role of Information, European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), 12(1), 3-17.