Term Research Professor and Research Fellow at the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation
Lazaros Goutas is a Term Research Professor at IMD and Research Fellow at the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. His research broadly examines the impact of digital transformation on organizational and individual performance.
Prior to joining IMD in 2021, Goutas was Assistant Professor of Information Systems at Loughborough University. Earlier, he held postdoctoral positions at ETH Zurich and INSEAD Business School. He received his PhD in social and political science from the University of Cambridge.
Goutas’ research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Decision Support Systems, Communications of the ACM, and Electronic Markets. He has also taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of information architecture, human-computer interaction, information system implementation, and digital strategy.
Some of his ongoing research projects at IMD include studies on the impact of AI on decision making, the relationship between investing in IT infrastructures and fostering social inclusion in developing countries, and on the performance implications of digital and environmental management organizational capabilities.