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Curriculum Vitae

Hajo Reijers is a full professor in Computer Science at the VU University Amsterdam (VU), where he holds the chair in "Business Informatics". He is also appointed as a part-time, full professor in "Business Process Technology" at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Hajo is a member of the School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) and the Beta Research school of Operations Management and Logistics. He is also affiliated to the Tias School for Business and Society, where he is one of the core lecturers in the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Excellence (MOS) program. He is one of the founders of the Business Process Management Forum, a Dutch platform for the development and exchange of knowledge between industry and academia.

Hajo received a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2002), an M.Sc. in Computer Science (1994), and an M.Sc. in Technology and Society (cum laude) (1994), all from TU/e. He wrote his Ph.D. thesis while he was a manager with Deloitte. Previously, he also worked for Bakkenist Management Consultants and Accenture. As a consultant, he has been involved in various reengineering projects and workflow system implementations, particularly for governmental agencies and organizations offering financial services. Hajo has led the BPM research group at Perceptive Software from 2012 to 2014.

The focus of Hajo's academic research is on business process redesign, workflow management, business process modeling, and simulation. On these topics, he published over 150 scientific papers, chapters in edited books, and articles in professional journals. His work appeared in, for example, Information Systems, the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of Information Technology, the International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, Organization Studies, Computers & Industry and Omega. Hajo's thesis was nominated for the ASML dissertation price and has been published by Springer Verlag as a monograph in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series.

Furthermore, Hajo is an associate editor in the editorial boards of the Business & Information Systems Engineering Journal and the Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering. He regularly reviews for Data and Knowledge Engineering, Decision Support Systems, and Computers & Industry. He is a a senior member of the program committee for the Business Process Managememt conference (BPM), and for the past years a regular member of the program committees for the Business Information Systems (BIS) and Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS) conferences. In 2009, he was the co-chair of the program committee of the 7th International Conference on Business Process Management. From 2004 to 2010, he was the project leader of the STW-granted project "Intelligent software tools for workflow process design.

Hajo spent the summer of 2012 as a visiting professor at the Queensland University of Technology and the spring of 2009 as a visiting scholar at MIT's Sloan School of Management. Earlier, he worked for short periods at Babson College (2004), Stevens Institute of Technology (2005), Pohang University of Science and Technology (2006), Zayed University (2006), the University of Technology Sydney (2007), and Queensland University of Technology (2007).

Hajo is married to Maddy and has two children, Timon and Mayu. He lives in the southern part of the Netherlands, close to the city of 's-Hertogenbosch.

A full resume of Hajo Reijers can be found here.