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Jan Damsgaard

Jan Damsgaard (JD) is Professor at the Department of Digitalization at CBS. The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences has appointed JD to national Digital Advisor (Digital Vismand). JD holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems and a Master's degree in Computer Science. His research focuses on the digital transformation of businesses and the economy. JD has worked and done research at several institutions in the USA, China, Finland and Australia. JD also consults on digital innovation and business transformation.

Primary research areas
  • Digital transformation
  • E-commerce
  • FinTech
  • Blockchain and Internet of Things
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CBS Executive MBA and CBS executive board education

  • Supervision of master theses with a focus on digitalization, e-commerce, blockchain and Internet of Things
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Jan Damsgaard / Den reelle værdi af kryptovaluta
In: Finans/Invest, No. 1, 2.2022, p. 5-10
Journal article > peer review
Jan Damsgaard / Blockchain business : Ægte, sporbart og uerstatteligt.
København : Djøf Forlag 2021, 161 p.
Somnath Mazumdar; Thomas Jensen; Raghava Rao Mukkamala; Robert J. Kauffman; Jan Damsgaard / Do Blockchain and IoT Architecture Create Informedness to Support Provenance Tracking in the Product Lifecycle?
In: Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021, p. 1497-1506 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Kalina Staykova; Jan Damsgaard / How Digital Platforms Compete Against Diverse Rivals
In: MIS Quarterly Executive, Vol. 20, No. 4, 12.2021, p. 275-295
Journal article > peer review
Kalina Stefanova Staykova; Jan Damsgaard / A 2020 Perspective on “The Race to Dominate the Mobile Payments Platform : Entry and Expansion Strategies”.
In: Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Vol. 41, No. May-June, 2020
Comment/debate > peer review
Rony Medaglia; Jan Damsgaard / Blockchain and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals : Towards an Agenda for IS Research.
In: PACIS 2020 Proceedings. ed. /Doug Vogel; Kathy Ning Shen; Pan Shan Ling. Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2020
Article in proceedings > peer review
Jonas Hedman; Mads Bødker; Gregory Gimpel; Jan Damsgaard / Translating Evolving Technology Use into User Stories : Technology Life Narratives of Consumer Technology Use.
In: Information Systems Journal, Vol. 29, No. 6, 11.2019, p. 1178-1200
Journal article > peer review
Jan Damsgaard; Susanne Sayers / Big Data : Byttehandel eller selvstændig vare?.
Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2018, 19 p.
Erol Kazan; Chee-Wee Tan; Eric T. K. Lim; Carsten Sørensen; Jan Damsgaard / Disentangling Digital Platform Competition : The Case of UK Mobile Payment Platforms.
In: Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2018, p. 180-219
Journal article > peer review
Kalina Stefanova Staykova; Jan Damsgaard / Dual-track’s Strategy for Incumbent’s Transformation : The Case of Danske Bank Adopting a Platform Business Model.
In: Digitalization Cases: How Organizations Rethink Their Business for the Digital Age. . ed. /Nils Urbach; Maximilian Röglinger. Cham : Springer 2018, p. 119-137 (Management for Professionals )
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Outside activities


  • Member of the board: RelyOn Nutec A/S www.relyonnutec.com
  • Member of the board: IoT DK A/S www.iotdk.dk
  • Public speaches and lectures: CBS Executive, CBS bestyrelsesuddannelse, Digitaliseringsinstituttet, DTU Compute, Børsens bestyrelsesuddannelse, Neteconomy (own company)


  • Member of the board: Auction Group A/S www.autoproff.dk
  • Member of the board: RelyOn Nutec A/S www.relyonnutec.com
  • Member of the board: IoT DK A/S www.iotdk.dk
  • Public speaches and lectures: CBS Executive, CBS bestyrelsesuddannelse, F5, Digitaliseringsinstituttet, High Performance Institute, Neteconomy (own company)