Prof. Dr. Sven Laumer

Prof. Dr. Sven Laumer

Schöller Endowed Professorship for Information Systems (Digitalization in Business and Society)

Curriculum vitae

Sven Laumer is the Schöller-endowed Professor for Information Systems, particularly Digitalization in Business and Society at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. His research and that of the entire chair team puts people at the center of the digital transformation. This is reflected in the three research areas:

  • Digital Transformation (Digital Change Management, Technology Acceptance, Digital Sustainability, Digital Health and Stress, Digital Sports)
  • Responsible Artificial Intelligence (Algorithms in Decision Making, AI Fairness and Accountability, AI Governance, AI Ecosystems)
  • Future of Work (Hybrid Working, People Analytics, Talent Management & Recruiting, Enterprise Social Media, XR & Metaverse)

Since 2022, the Future of Work part is examined in more detail in the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schöller Research Lab for the Future of Work, which is led by Prof. Laumer. More information can be found on the website of the chair or the research lab (

Before joining WISO and FAU, Sven Laumer studied Information Systems at the Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg and the Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland from 2002 to 2007. He then worked as a research assistant and post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Information Systems and Services at the University of Bamberg. In 2014, he was a guest researcher at the Cognitive User Experience Lab at IBM Research in Cambridge, USA. He received his doctorate in 2012 for his work on resistance to IT-induced change. In 2017, the University of Bamberg awarded him the teaching qualification for Information Systems for his habilitation on “The Digitalization of Work and Life: Empirical Studies of its Bright and Dark Sides”. He was also awarded the MLP Young Scientist Award by the Association of Business Administration (VHB) in 2018.

For further information please visit the chair’s website.

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