Prof. Dr. Horst Treiblmaier is a Professor in International Management at MODUL University Vienna, Austria. He received a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems in 2001 from the Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria and worked as a Visiting Professor at Purdue University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of British Columbia (UBC), and the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS). He has more than fifteen years of experience as a researcher and consultant and has worked on projects with Microsoft, Google, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). His research interests include the economic and business implications of Blockchain, cryptoeconomics, methodological and epistemological problems of social science research and gamification. Currently he serves on the board of the “City of Blockchain”, an association promoting the Blockchain and cryptographic technologies. His research has appeared in journals such as Information Systems Journal, Structural Equation Modeling, The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Information & Management, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Global Information Management, Schmalenbach Business Review, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Logistics Management and Wirtschaftsinformatik (Business & Information Systems Engineering).
Modul University Vienna is an international private university in Austria owned by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the largest provider of private education in Austria. The university campus is located on Kahlenberg, a scenic hill with a spectacular view of the capital of Austria. The Modul brand stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. Founded in 1908, MODUL College is the vocational training school with the longest tradition in tourism and hospitality education worldwide. Since 2007, Modul University Vienna has been offering cutting-edge education (BBA, BSc, MSc, MBA and PhD study programs) in the areas of international management, new media technology, public governance, sustainable development, and tourism and hospitality management. The research and educational programs at Modul University Vienna focus on future-oriented strategies that satisfy the needs and ensure the welfare of current and future generations. The university provides answers to economic, environmental and social questions in conjunction with the demand for sustainable economic development and corresponding strategies.