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A CIRANO Researcher anf Fellow since 1995, Benoit A. Aubert is Full Professor in the Department of Information Technologies at HEC Montréal. He is also on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and the Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems and a regular member of key information systems conference program committees (ICIS, PACIS, AMCIS).
Holding a Ph.D. in Information Systems from HEC Montréal, his main research areas are risk management, innovation, outsourcing, offshoring, and business transformation.
Benoit A. Aubert past roles include: Director of the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University, Head of the School of Information Management and Professor at Victoria University of Wellington – where he was the Chair of the Spearheading Digital Futures strategic initiative for the University, President and Chief Executive Officer of the CIRANO, Director of Research at HEC Montréal, and Director of the IS Research Group at HEC Montréal. Benoit A. Aubert has a long record of collaborations with both private and public organizations.
Benoit A. Aubert published several articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and reports on these topics. His numerous publications on risk covered outsourcing, information technology projects, infrastructure maintenance, and private-public partnerships among other topics. He also published papers on trust, ontology, and health care information systems. Benoit A. Aubert received funding from the Social Science and Humanities Council (SSHRC), the Fonds Société et Culture (FQRSC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
He was a member of the New Zealand PBRF (performance based research funding) panel in 2018. He co-chaired the Outsourcing mini-Track of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences for more than ten years and was a Senior Editor of Database nine years.