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Shahrokh Nikou is a Docent in Information Systems and a Senior Lecturer of Information Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University. Previously, he has served as a Senior Lecturer of Information Systems and was visiting researcher at the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. Dr. Nikou received a doctorate from Åbo Akademi University (Finland), an M.S. in Computer Networks from the Royal University of Technology, Stockholm (Sweden), and an M.S. in Computer Sciences from Åbo Akademi University. His research interests relate to information systems and information studies, with a particular focus on the role of digital transformation and digital information technologies as enablers for organizational change, both within enterprises and across their entire value network. He has practical and academic experience in designing business models for global organizations and value chains. He is an associate editor in Electronic Markets Journal and associate editor in Digital Business Journal as well as academic editor in PLOSONE Journal, he is also a member of the editorial board of Telematics and Informatics, Electronic Markets, International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO) and International Journal of Electronic Business Research (IJEBR). Shahrokh has been a member of program committee in several IEEEs and international conferences and he has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals and conference proceedings.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Doctor of Science in Business Administration and Economics; major in Information Systems, Åbo Akademi University

Award Date: 2 Nov 2012

Master, Master of Science; major in Computer Science, Åbo Akademi University

Award Date: 31 Jul 2009

Master, Master of Science; major in Computer Networks, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Award Date: 30 Jun 2008

Bachelor, Bachelor of Engineering; major in Information Technology, Turku University of Applied Sciences

1 Sept 200230 Jun 2006

Award Date: 30 Jun 2006

External positions

Stockholm University, Stockholm University

2019 → …


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • HA Statistics
  • L Education (General)
  • Z665 Library Science. Information Science


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