Bastian Wurm

Bastian is a Ph.D. student with the Institute for Information Business at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Vienna), Austria. Bastian is interested in topics at the intersection of information systems and organization science. In particular, his research is centered around business process change and the development of holacratic organizations. Bastian’s work is published in the Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS) as well as the leading information systems conferences, such as the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), the International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). He has also been a presenter at the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). His master thesis has won the Best Master Thesis Award by the University of Liechtenstein and the Young Scientist Award by the Austrian Society for Process Management. Bastian is a HICSS Doctoral Fellow.


Thomas Grisold

Thomas is an assistant professor for BPM with the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Liechtenstein. His research focuses on the intersection between business process management, organizational studies and information systems. He is particularly interested in how digital technologies change process work and organizing. Thomas is leading a cross-institutional research project funded by the European Union, exploring the connection between BPM and organization theory. He has published on topics in BPM and organization studies.


Waldemar Kremser

Waldemar is Assistant Professor in Organization Design and Development at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. In his research, he combines a practice-perspective on roles and routines with insights from complexity theory and organization design. He is most interested in new forms of organizing, self‐reinforcing dynamics and radical innovations. In exploring these phenomena empirically, he combines ethnographic research with the analysis of various forms of digital trace data. His work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, MIS Quarterly, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, amongst others. For his dissertation, he has received the prestigious Ernst‐Reuter Prize of Freie Universität Berlin.


Jan Mendling 

Jan is a Full Professor with the Institute for Information Business at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Vienna), Austria. His research interests include business process management and information systems. He has published more than 400 research papers and articles, among others in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, and Decision Support Systems. He is member of the editorial board of seven international journals, member of the board of the Austrian Society for Process Management (, one of the founders of the Berlin BPM Community of Practice (, organizer of several academic events on process management, and member of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining. His Ph.D. thesis has won the Heinz-Zemanek-Award of the Austrian Computer Society and the German Targion-Award for dissertations in the area of strategic information management.