Professor of Operations, Information and Technology
• Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems), Louisiana State University
• Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University
• Medical Doctor, Ural State Medical Academy, Yekaterinburg
Evgeny Káganer is a professor in the department of Operations, Information and Technology at IESE Business School, where he teaches MBA and executive courses on digital business and digital transformation. His research explores how digitalization and artificial intelligence reshape business models and organizations. He has published on these topics in premier academic and business journals, including Academy of Management Review, MIS Quarterly, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, MIT Sloan Management Review and Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery among others. His work on the effects of digitalization in business and education has been widely cited in major media outlets, such as the Financial Times, Business Week, Forbes, Handelsblatt, and the CIO Magazine.
Evgeny has extensive experience working with senior executive teams in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Russia on the topic of organizational transformation. He has taught, directed customized programs, and consulted with multinational companies, including Swire, UPS, Oracle, Schneider Electric, ERSTE Group, Amadeus, Carlsberg, Etisalat, and Gazprom Neft among others. In 2013 he was included in the 100 Best Business School Professors list compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Between 2014 and 2018 Evgeny served as Academic Director for Learning Innovation at IESE Busines School, helping develop the virtual classroom solution based on Barco’s weconnect technology and launch IESE Online. In 2020-21 he took a leave of absence from IESE to become Dean for Academic Affairs at Moscow School of Management Skolkovo. In this capacity, he oversaw the development of the school’s program portfolio, faculty body and research centers with the objective of building a global business school in Russia.
A native of Ekaterinburg, Russia, Evgeny holds an MD degree from the Ural State Medical Academy, MBA from Syracuse University, and PhD from Louisiana State University.
Areas of interest.
* Digital business strategy
* Digital transformation
* Impact of digital on learning
* IT Consumerization
* Data-driven organizations