Department of Digitalization

Assistant professor

Leave: 01.01.2024 - 01.01.2026
Room: HOW/60-5.14

Philipp is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Digitalization. His research examines digitally-enabled innovation within and across organizations covering topics such as digital platforms, open source software development, and digital entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD in Information Systems and Management from Warwick Business School, as well as an MSc in Management, Information Systems, and Innovation from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, Philipp has worked in analyst roles in the tech sector.

Primary research areas
• Digital Innovation
• Digital Platforms
• Open Source Software 
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• Strategy Making and Information Technology
• Foundations of Digital Ventures
• Thesis topics in the above research areas
• Computational and mixed methods  
Selected publications
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Bastian Wurm; Michael Wessel; Monica Chiarini Tremblay; Michel Avital; Philipp Hukal; Iris Junglas / Digital Trace Data Research in Information Systems : Opportunities and Challenges.
In: ECIS 2023 Proceedings : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2023 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Nicola Ens; Philipp Hukal; Tina Blegind Jensen / Dynamics of Control on Digital Platforms
In: Information Systems Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, 7.2023, p. 890-911
Journal article > peer review
Jonas Valbjørn Andersen; Philipp Hukal / The Rich Facets of Digital Trace Data
In: Cambridge Handbook of Qualitative Digital Research. ed. /Boyka Simeonova; Robert D. Galliers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2023, p. 247-267
Book chapter > peer review
Laurin Arnold; Philipp Hukal / The Varying Effects of Standardization on Digital Platform Innovation : Evidence from OpenStreetMap.
Paper presented at DRUID23 Conference, 2023
Paper > peer review
Laurin Arnold; Philipp Hukal / The Varying Effects of Standardization on Digital Platform Innovation : Evidence from OpenStreetMap.
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonia Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2023, 1 p. (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Timothy Charlton-Czaplicki; Philipp Hukal / A Life Course Perspective on Transitions into the Gig Economy : Evidence from the UK.
Paper presented at SASE 34th Annual Conference 2022, 2022
Paper > peer review
Philipp Hukal; Irfan Kanat; Hakan Ozalp / Different Strategy Playbooks for Digital Platform Complementors
In: MIS Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, 3.2022, p. 1-15
Journal article > peer review
Frederik von Briel; Lisen Selander; Philipp Hukal; Julian Lehmann; Hannes Rothe; Daniel Fürstenau; Jan Recker; Sirkka Jarvenpaa; Youngjin Yoo; Paul Alpar; Bastian Wurm / Researching Digital Entrepreneurship : Current Issues and Suggestions for Future Directions.
In: Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 48, 4.2021, p. 284-304
Journal article > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Philipp Hukal / Digital Disruption : A Conceptual Clarification.
In: Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2020, p. 5482-5491 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Philipp Hukal; Ola Henfridsson / Digital Innovation : A Definition and Integrated Perspective.
In: The Routledge Companion to Management Information Systems. ed. /Robert D. Galliers; Mari-Klara Stein. Abingdon : Routledge 2020
Book chapter > peer review
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Outside activities


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