Visiting Professor of Information Systems

Dean for Academic Affairs, Moscow School of Management Skolkovo

• Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems), Louisiana State University
• Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University
• Medical Doctor, Ural State Medical Academy, Yekaterinburg

Evgeny Kaganer is Professor in the department of Information Systems at IESE Business School where he teaches MBA and executive courses in digital business and digital transformation. His research focuses on understanding how rapid digitalization transforms business models and organizations.

His has published on these topics in premier academic and business journals, including MIS Quarterly, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, MIT Sloan Management Review, Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery among others. His work on the effects of digitalization in business and education has been cited in major media outlets, such as Financial Times, Business Week, Handelsblatt, CIO Magazine, and San Francisco Chronicle.

Evgeny has extensive experience working with executive audiences in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Russia. He has taught, directed custom programs, and consulted with multinational companies, including Swire, UPS, Oracle, Schneider Electric, ERSTE Group, Amadeus, Carlsberg, Amplifon, Rostelecom and Gazprom Oil among others.

Evgeny is also keen on exploring how advances in technology and pedagogy reshape management education. In this regard, he served as Academic Director for Learning Innovation and Executive Sponsor of IESE Online.

He is currently on leave, having taken on a role as Dean for Academic Affairs at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.

Areas of interest

* Digital business strategy
* Digital transformation
* Impact of digital on learning
* IT Consumerization
* Data-driven organizations


Journal Articles (refereed)

GREGORY, R. W., HENFRIDSSON, O., KÁGANER, E., KYRIAKOU, H. (2021). The Role of artificial intelligence and data network effects for creating user value. Academy of Management Review, 46 (3), 534-551. doi:10.5465/amr.2019.0178.
GREGORY, R. W., HENFRIDSSON, O., KÁGANER, E., KYRIAKOU, H. (2021). Data network effects. Key conditions, shared data, and the data value duality. Academy of Management Review. doi:10.5465/amr.2021.0111. (Online first)
GREGORY, R. W., KÁGANER, E., HENFRIDSSON, O., RUCH, T. J. (2018). IT Consumerization and the Transformation of IT Governance. MIS Quarterly, 42 (4), 1225 - 1253. doi:10.25300/MISQ/2018/13703.
CARMEL, E., KÁGANER, E. (2014). Ayudarum: an Austrian crowdsourcing company in the Startup Chile accelerator program. Journal of Business Economics, 84 (3), 469 - 478.
KÁGANER, E., GIORDANO, G., BRION, S., TORTORIELLO, M. (2013). Media Tablets for Mobile Learning. Communications of the ACM, 56 (11), 68 - 75. doi:10.1145/2500494.
VAAST, E., KÁGANER, E. (2013). Social Media Affordances and Governance in the Workplace. An Examination of Organizational Policies. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19 (1), 78 - 101. doi:10.1111/jcc4.12032.
KÁGANER, E., CARMEL, E., HIRSCHHEIM, R., OLSEN, T. (2013). Managing the Human Cloud. MIT Sloan Management Review, 54 (2), 23 - 32.
KÁGANER, E., PAWLOWSKI, S. D., WILEY-PATTON, S. (2010). Building Legitimacy for IT Innovations: The Case of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 11 (1), 1 - 33.
PAWLOWSKI, S. D., KÁGANER, E., CATER, J. J. (2007). Focusing the Research Agenda on Burnout in IT. Social Representations of Burnout in the Profession. European Journal of Information Systems, 16 (5), 612 - 627. doi:10.1057/palgrave.ejis.3000699.


KÁGANER, E., VAAST, E. (2010). Responding to the (almost) unknown. Social representations and corporate policies of social media. CIS 2010 Proceedings. Association for Information Systems.

Articles in other publications

AURICCHIO, G., KÁGANER, E., LAGO, A. (2020). The Servitization challenge. BizEd Magazine, pp. 1-5.
KÁGANER, E., MARGOLIS, A. (2016). Hire a Data Experience Designer. All Companies Need to Rediscover the Person Behind the Data. CIO move.
AURICCHIO, G., KÁGANER, E. (2015). How Digitalization Is Changing the Way Executives Learn. The Road to Omni-Learning. IESE Insight (26), pp. 31 - 38.
AURICCHIO, G., KÁGANER, E. (2015). Cómo la digitalización está cambiando la formación directiva. Hacia el omniaprendizaje. IESE Insight (26), pp. 31 - 38.
MARGOLIS, A., KÁGANER, E. (2015). ¿Cómo utilizar el big data para diseñar experiencias?. Detrás de los datos hay personas. IESE Insight (24), pp. 54 - 61.

Book Chapters

KÁGANER, E., CARMEL, E., HIRSCHHEIM, R. A., SIEBER, S. (2011). Microsourcing. In Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky and Leslie P. Willcocks (Eds.), The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoring (pp. 42 - 46). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.


VIRGILI, J. A., KÁGANER, E. (2012). Impact of Social Media on the Financial Services Sector.


KÁGANER, E., KOROVKIN, V., TATARINOV, K. (2017). Video International. Sustaining Market Dominance in the TV Advertising Market in Russia. IESE, SI-198-E.
KÁGANER, E., GREGORY, R. W., CODREAN, C. (2016). Impulsando la transformación digital en DBS Bank. IESE, SI-195.
KÁGANER, E., GREGORY, R. W., CODREAN, C. (2016). Driving Digital Transformation at the DBS Bank. IESE, SI-195-E.
ZAMORA, J., KÁGANER, E., TATARINOV, K., ORÉ, A. (2015). La estrategia móvil de Vueling emprende el vuelo. IESE, SI-193.
ZAMORA, J., KÁGANER, E., TATARINOV, K., ORÉ, A. (2015). Vueling's Mobile Strategy Takes Flight. IESE, SI-193-E.

Technical Notes

RÖTHKE, C., GREGORY, R. W., KÁGANER, E. (2019). Hypothesis-Driven Experimentation. IESE, SIN-57-E.
PÉREZ BALAGUER, J., GREGORY, R. W., KÁGANER, E. (2017). How to Overcome Resistance and Get Commitment From Users. IESE, SIN-54-E.