prof.dr.ir. H.W.G.M. (Eric) van Heck

Prof. Eric van Heck

Eric van Heck

Professor of Information Management and Markets
Department of Technology and Operations Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Membership(s)

Affiliated with RSM since 1997

  • Fellow ERIM since 1999
    Field: Logistics & Information Systems
  • Full Professor since 1997

Profile

Eric van Heck is Professor of Information Management and Markets and Chairman of the Department of Technology & Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

His research concentrates on the role and impact of business architectures and digital platforms to solve complex societal and business challenges. At the moment he works on Digital Business & Architecture, Big Data & Analytics, Digital Work, and Energy Markets. Research is carried out in collaboration with innovative companies and universities in Brazil, China, Europe, Indonesia, and USA.

Professor van Heck is involved in the very popular MSc. in Business Information Management (BIM). He teaches a master core course in Business Architecture & Consultancy, PhD workshops on Information Management Research and Multi-agent Research, and executive courses on "Leading Transformation in the Digital Economy" and "Leadership Challenges with Big Data".

Professor van Heck is the co-editor/co-author of fourteen books, including together with Ajit Kambil, Making Markets: How Firms Can Design and Profit from Online Auctions and Exchanges (Harvard Business Press, 2002).

Articles with co-authors have appeared in academic and business-oriented journals including California Management Review, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, Electronic Markets, European Journal of Information Systems, European Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information Systems Research, Internationl Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Information Technology, MIS Quarterly, MISQ Executive, Strategic Outsourcing, and WirtschaftsInformatik.

Professor van Heck is an active member of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) community. He was the program co-chair of ECIS 2013 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, the track co-chair of the Economics and IS track at ICIS 2009 in Phoenix, ECIS 2011 in Helsinki, and ICIS 2012 in Orlando. He was the chairman of the doctoral consortium at ECIS 2008 in Galway, Ireland, and faculty member of the doctoral consortium at ECIS 2007 in St.Gallen, Switzerland, and ICIS 2011 in Shanghai, and member of the 2014 AIS nomination committee.

His former roles include that of Academic Director of the BIM master program and ERIM's Director of Doctoral Education. He has been a visiting professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich. He was a visiting scholar at New York University and at the MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR).

He earned a MSc. degree and PhD degree from Wageningen University.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Key Publications (37)

Scholarly Publications (37)

Recognitions

Editorial positions

  • Journal of Information Technology

    Member International Advisory Editorial Board

Organization Memberships

Side positions

  • Inno.com

    Member Academic Advisory Board

Courses

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BAP064
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Introduction to business administration

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BKB001
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1

Past courses

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BAP64
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1

ERIM/CentER Workshop on Information Management Research

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2014/2015
  • Code: BERMASC008
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Multi Agent Systems Research

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMASC013
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Business architecture and consultancy

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKM10BIM
  • ECTS: 5

Master thesis Business Information Management

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKMMT-BIM
  • ECTS: 20

Business architecture and consultancy

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM03BIM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

BIM Honours Course

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMHONBIM
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

BIM master thesis

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMMTBIM
  • ECTS: 16

BIM research topics block 1

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM03BIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Business architecture and consultancy

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04BIM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

BIM research topics block 2

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM06BIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Big Data and Business Analytics

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME011
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Platform Ecosystems for Digital Collaboration

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME094
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

BIM master thesis

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMMTBIM
  • ECTS: 16

Awards

Projects

PhD Tracks

  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Sheng Yun Yang
  • Time frame: 2007 - 2014
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Sarita Koendjbiharie
  • Time frame: 2007 - 2014
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Mark Greeven
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2009
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Geerten van de Kaa
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2009
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Ting Li
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2009
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: João Quariguasi Frota Neto
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2008
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Uladzimir Radkevitch
  • Time frame: 2003 - 2008
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Diederik van Liere
  • Time frame: 2002 - 2007
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Christian Huurman
  • Time frame: 2002 - 2007
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Arnoud van der Maas
  • Time frame: 2001 - 2008
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Arjen Mulder
  • Time frame: 2000 - 2004
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Dimitrios Tsekouras
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2012
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Matthijs Wolters
  • Time frame: 1996 - 2002
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Otto Koppius
  • Time frame: 1997 - 2002
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Dominique Delporte-Vermeiren
  • Time frame: 1999 - 2003
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Jos Bijman
  • Time frame: 1998 - 2002
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Pauline Puvanasvari Ratnasingam
  • Time frame: 1997 - 2001
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Meditya Wasesa
  • Time frame: 2008 - 2017
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Hendrik Brumme
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2008
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Yixin Lu
  • Time frame: 2009 - 2014
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Wouter Vermeer
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2015
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Marcel van Oosterhout
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2010
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Clint Pennings
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2016
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Paul Bouman
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2017
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Konstantina Valogianni
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2016
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Nick van der Meulen
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2016
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Irina Romochkina
  • Time frame: 2011 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Markus Peters
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Nick Benschop
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2016
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Christina Wessels
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Thomas Frick
  • Time frame: 2013 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Micha Kahlen
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Jürgen Staadt
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Mohammad Ansarin
  • Time frame: 2015 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Huong May Truong
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Francesco Balocco
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Ezgi Avci Surucu
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Ainara Novales
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Ioannis-Filippos Kanellopoulos
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Zherui Yang
  • Time frame: 2017 -
Project Jonathan McCottry
Project Jonathan McCottry
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Jonathan McCottry
  • Time frame: -