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A CIRANO Associate Researcher since 2006, Jean-Grégoire Bernard is Senior Lecturer in the School of Information Management at the Victoria University of Wellington. He is also Associate Editor of the Communications of the Association for Information Systems.
Holding a Ph.D. in Management from Queen's University, his teaching and research focuses on issues pertaining to digital innovation. His work on these topics draws on a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods, and sits at the intersection of information systems, strategic management, and organisation studies.
His doctoral thesis investigated how firms from the high-tech and creative industries appropriated IT to generate the transparency that enabled managers to deal with the challenges of organizational scaling. He was a collaborator on a 5-year ongoing research project hosted by McGill University and funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC, $164 000 CAD).
He has been Associate Editor for tracks at the International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) for 7 years between 2012 and 2020. In 2020, he served as Associate Editor of the Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship track at ICIS. In 2019, he joined the executive committee of the Association for Information Systems' SIG on the Adoption and Diffusion of IT (SIG ADIT), serving as program co-chair for the pre-ICIS DIGIT workshop. He has been a reviewer for various IS journals, including the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and the Database for Advances in Information Systems, among others. He was nominated as 2nd runner-up for Best Associate Editor at ICIS 2018, he won an outstanding reviewer award at ICIS 2017 & 2019, and participed in the ICIS 2005 Doctoral Consortium. He is a member of the OCIS, TIM, and Entrepreneurship divisions of the Academy of Management.
He was the founding Director of the Master of Professional Business Analysis which is delivered by the Wellington ICT Graduate School in partnership with Wellington School of Business and Government, having led the program's design and growth 2015 - 2019. From 2012 to 2017, he served as Director of the Master of Commerce in Information Systems. Before joining the Victoria University of Wellington in 2010, he lectured at HEC Montréal.