Prof. Dr. Iris Junglas is the Noah T. Leask Distinguished Professor of Information Management and Innovation in the Supply Chain and Information Management Department at the College of Charleston. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, as well as an undergraduate and master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Koblenz, Germany. Over a 20-year career, she has worked for a variety of IT consulting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture where she worked under the tutelage of Jeanne Harris (co-author of the book “Competing on Analytics” together with Tom Davenport) as a Research Fellow for the Institute of High Performance.
Iris’ research sits at the intersection of technology innovation and business analytics. Overall, Iris has published more than 50 refereed journal articles in the field of Information Systems, including outlets, such as the European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Management Information Systems Quarterly and Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive. In 2017, Iris won the AIS best paper award for her work together with Oliver Müller, Jan vom Brocke, and Stefan Debortoli on “Deriving business value from unstructured data” for which the authors developed a text mining tool, freely available at MineMyText.com.
Iris is a Senior Associate Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems, an Associate Editor for the Communications of AIS, and a board member of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems and Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive. She has just completed a Fulbright Scholarship at Maynooth University in Ireland where she researched the “Internet of Things.” She has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D., and executive level, inside and outside the US, in English and in German. In 2018, she won a graduate teaching award for her work with MBA students.
Iris has lived in Germany, Switzerland, and Ireland. In the U.S., Iris seems to like the “ston” towns as she has lived in Houston, Boston, and now lives in Charleston. Iris loves oil-painting and repairing things.