AIS Awards Best and Brightest at ICIS 2016
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Posted by: Brook Pritchett
During ICIS 2016, AIS had the honor of presenting many prestigious awards to those who have greatly influenced the field of information systems, including the presentation of two new awards, the Leadership Excellence Award and the AIS Outreach Practice Publication Award.
“The awards committee members faced a daunting task this year, as the field of outstanding IS professionals continues to grow,” said AIS President Jason Thatcher. “The honors bestowed upon those at ICIS 2016 give us great hope for the future of our field as it is led by such innovative and dedicated professionals.”
The Leadership Excellence Award was presented to Atish Banerjea, Chief Information Officer of Facebook, for his distinguished leadership and innovation in the use and development of information systems. Prior to joining Facebook, he served as Executive Vice President and CIO for NBC Universal. To learn more about Banerjea and the Leadership Excellence Award, click here.
The Outreach Practice Publication Award, which recognizes members who successfully transfer research to practitioner audiences in practice-based publications, was awarded to Yves Pigneur, professor of Information Systems at the University of Lausanne. To learn more about the award and Pigneur, please click here.
The LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement recognizes truly outstanding individuals in the information systems community. Click here to learn more about the 2016 LEO Award Winners.
The AIS Fellow Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the information systems discipline in terms of research, teaching and service. Click here to learn more about the 2016 Fellow Award Winners.
Also presented were awards in the following areas:
Best Information Systems Publication Awards
Speaking as one, but not speaking up: Dealing with new moral taint in an occupational online community - Emmanuelle Vaast and Natalia Levina (Information & Organization)
Big other: surveillance capitalism and the prospects of an information civilization - Shoshana Zuboff (Journal of Information Technology)
From top to bottom: Investigating the Changing Role of Hierarchy in Enterprise Social Networks - Kai Riemer, Stefan Stieglitz and Christian Meske (Business Information Systems Engineering)
Sandra Slaughter Service Award
Susan Brown, University of Arizona
Michael Chau, The University of Hong Kong
Nancy Pouloudi, Athens University of Economics and Business
Vallabh Sambamurthy, Michigan State University
Richard Watson, University of Georgia
AIS Awards for Education
Outstanding Contribution to IS Education - Munir Mandviwalla, Temple University
AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching - Jan Marco Leimeister, Kassel University
Best Paper in IS Education - Innovating Business Systems Labs for Engaging iGeneration Students - Timothy Hill, San Jose State University and William Nance, San Jose State University
Early Career Award
Robert Gregory, IESE Business School
Michelle Carter, Washington State University
Daniel Schlagwein, UNSW Australia
John Tripp, Baylor University
Outreach Practice Publication Award
Yves Pigneur, University of Lausanne
Doctoral Student Service Award
Laurie Giddens, Baylor University
Nash Milic, Baylor University
Dennis Acuna, Dakota State University
AIS Technology Legacy Award (ATLAS)