Magnus Mähring, Ph.D., is the Erling Persson Professor of Business Administration at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), specializing in Digitalization, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Magnus is Chair of the SSE House of Innovation, Head of strategic international collaborations, SSE's representative on the CEMS Executive Board, and a Fellow at IMIT. Previously, he served as SSE’s Associate Dean for MSc programs and as Academic Director for the CEMS Master in International Management program. He has held visiting positions at Georgia State University and Ecole de Management Strasbourg. Magnus also serves on the Swedish government's Expert Committee for Digital Investments.
His research interests revolve around organizational decision-making and transformation processes involving information technology (IT), and the dynamics and limitations of trust and organizational control within and between organizations. He regularly contributes to international conferences, has co-edited four books, and published in journals such as California Management Review, Decision Sciences, Human Relations, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems and MIS Quarterly. He has served as Senior Editor for Information Systems Journal and as Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly, and currently serves as Senior Editor for Journal of the Association for Information Systems; he has also received several best paper awards and mentions for his work.
Magnus has extensive teaching and consulting experience, including assignments for organizations such as Bang & Olufsen, Microsoft, Scandinavian Airlines Systems, The Swedish Red Cross, public healthcare organizations, and the Swedish Government. He has been a regular columnist in the CIO Sweden professional magazine, is on the jury for the Swedish CIO Awards and leads the meetings of a Stockholm-based CIO Executive Club (with IDG Publishing).