Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät



Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit



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Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
venia legendi Business University of Karlsruhe, Germany 2006
Dr. rer. pol. Economics and Business Engineering University of Karlsruhe, Germany 2002
Diplom Mathematics Justus Liebig University of Gießen, Germany 1999


Dr. Daniel Veit is a professor and chair of Information Systems and Management at the Department of Business Administration of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Augsburg, Germany. Furthermore, he is appointed as a visiting professor at the Department of Information Technology Management of the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

In his research, Dr. Veit is interested in questions regarding the adoption and diffusion of digital infrastructures and new phenomena in enterprises and society. His main focus rests on theory building research. From a methodological point of view he employs qualitative and quantitative empirical methods to gain insights into the effects of digitization in business and society. Based on these he also derives implications for practice as well as recommendations for companies, governments, societal groups and individuals. In the year 2014 he founded the Institute for Digitzation Research e.V. in Munich as a platform for these activities. He carries out concrete consulting assignments via Professor Dr. Veit Consulting (PDVC), located in Augsburg.

Veit studied Mathematics at the TU Munich and Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen (MSc 1999) and spent parts of his undergraduate studies at the TU Vienna and University of Maryland, College Park, US. In 2002, he earned his Doctoral degree at the Faculty of Economics and Business Engineering of the University of Karlsruhe (TH) for his dissertation entitled „Electronic Negotiations and Multidimensional Matchmaking“. In 2003 he was admitted to the young researchers promotion program of the Volkswagen Foundation. In 2005 Dr. Veit worked as a visiting scholar at the department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research of the University of California, Berkeley. From 2003 to 2006 he was an assistant professor at University of Karlsruhe (TH) where he defended his second doctorate (habilitation) entitled „Markets for non-storable Goods“ in 2006. From 2006 to 2013 he held a professor position at the Business School of the University of Mannheim where he was the Dieter Schwarz Endowed Chair for Business Administration and Information Systems. From 2007 to 2008 he held the position of the Associate Dean for International Relations of the business school. In the role of the Academic Director and member of the board of Mannheim Business School Ltd. he formed the ESSEC&Mannheim Weekend Executive MBA Program in the years 2007 to 2013 and developed it to one of Germany's leading Executive MBA programs. In 2009 he held a visiting professorship at the Center for Applied Information and Communication Technology at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. In 2013 and 2014 he received the Velux Visiting Professor grant of the Villum Foundation, Denmark.

In the past years, Dr. Veit published a large number of articles in leading scientific journals and contributions in proceedings of leading international conferences. Amongst others, the work of Dr. Veit has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Service Research and the European Journal of Operational Research as well as proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). He has frequently been serving as track chair and associate editor for the ICIS, ECIS conference series. He serves as one of the program chairs for ECIS 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. As a guest editor he served for several international journals. Since 2016 he serves on the Editorial Board of the Information Systems Journal as an Associate Editor. He frequently serves as ad-hoc reviewer for the leading journals of the information systems research field.

In a number of invited talks, Dr. Veit spoke about innovative energy markets, markets for computing resources and services, innovative digital business models as well as phenomena emerging during the increasing digitalization of enterprises and society. Amongst others he held invited talks at the Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, the Washington State University, the Queens School of Business, Canada, the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Aalto University School of Business, Finland, the Copenhagen Business School and the e-IRG E-Infrastructures reflection group of the German EU-Presidency. Next to guest lectures at several German universities and teaching assignments in several international MBA and Executive MBA programs, Dr. Veit has been teaching at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) of the Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences (GESS) of the University of Mannheim, which is funded within the Initiative of Excellence of the German federal government. Dr. Veit is consulting several corporations and has been conducting consulting contracts for a number of state and federal ministries.

Prof. Veit is member of the international advisory board of the Business Environmental Sustainability Research Group (BSERG) of the University of Sydney, Australia and adjunct faculty of the Mannheim Business School and the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA program.

At University of Augsburg, Prof. Veit is member of the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum, the GBM-board, the WIN-board and the standing committee for doctoral assessments of the Faculty of Business and Economics.

He is member of the following professional associations: German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Association for Information Systems (AIS)Münchner Kreis e.V. (elected member of the research council since fall 2014) and Markeing-Club-Augsburg e.V..


Selected Publications

Veit, D., Clemons, E., Benlian, A., Buxmann, P., Hess, T., Kundisch, D., Leimeister, J. M., Loos, P., and Spann, M. 2014. “Business Models: An Information Systems Research Agenda,” Business and Information Systems Engineering (6:1), pp. 45–53.

Hauff, S., Huntgeburth, J., and Veit, D. 2014. “Exploring Uncertainties in a Marketplace for Cloud Computing: A Revelatory Case Study,” Journal of Business Economics (84:3), pp. 441–468.

Veit, D., and Huntgeburth, J. 2014. Foundations of Digital Government – Leading and Managing in the Digital Era, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.

Wunderlich, P., Kranz, J., Totzek, D., Veit, D., and Picot, A. 2013. “The Impact of Endogenous Motivations on Adoption of IT-Enabled Services: The Case of Transformative Services in the Energy Sector,” Journal of Service Research (16:3), pp. 356–371.

Veit, D., Weidlich, A., and Krafft, J. 2009. “An Agent-Based Analysis of the German Electricity Market with Transmission Capacity Constraints,” Energy Policy (37:10), pp. 4132–4144.

Weidlich, A., and Veit, D. 2008. “A Critical Survey of Agent-Based Wholesale Electricity Market Models,” Energy Economics (30:4), pp. 1728–1759.

Schnizler, B., Neumann, D., Veit, D. J., and Weinhardt, C. 2008. “Trading Grid Services - A Multi-Attribute Combinatorial Approach,” European Journal of Operational Research (187:3), pp. 943–961.

Weidlich, A., and Veit, D. 2008. “Agent-Based Simulations for Electricity Market Regulation Advice: Procedures and an Example,” Journal of Economics and Statistics (228:2-3), pp. 149–172.

Veit, D. 2003. Matchmaking in Electronic Markets – An Agent-based Approach towards Matchmaking in Electronic Negotiations, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.

Veit, D., Weinhardt, C., and Müller, J. 2002. “Multidimensional Matchmaking for Electronic Markets,” Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence (16:9-10), pp. 853–869.

Complete List of Publications (as of 22nd of August 2016)