Daniel Schlagwein

Senior Lecturer

School of Information Systems - PhD Information Systems, University of Cologne, Germany | MA Information Systems, University of Cologne, Germany | BA Information Systems, University of Cologne, Germany


​​​Dr Daniel Schlagwein is an expert on crowdsourcing, digital work and IT-enabled openness.

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About Daniel

Dr. Daniel Schlagwein is a Senior Lecturer of Information Systems at the UNSW Business School in Sydney. His research is focused on IT-enabled openness, crowdsourcing and digital work. Prior to entering academia, he was a consultant in the ICT industry. Daniel has authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers, and has published in leading academic journals such as the Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Information Technology, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems and The Journal of Strategic Information Systems. His research has been featured in, for example, Sky News, The Sydney Morning Herald, McKinsey Quarterly, Associated Press, BusinessThink and Pulse. Daniel has established the annual track on "Openness and IT" at the European Conference on Information Systems and has edited two special issues in his research domain (Electronic Markets in 2015, Journal of Information Technology in 2017). Daniel received the UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014. In the same year, the UNSW Business School students granted Daniel their "Student Choice Award". He was a Visiting Professor at the Copenhagen Business School and New York University's Leonard H. Stern School of Business in 2015. Daniel was awarded the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Early Career Award in 2016. In the AIS Research Ranking 2016, for publications in the discipline’s leading journals 2014–16, Daniel is ranked among the 100 most productive researchers. Daniel has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the Information Systems Journal in 2016. He is a Member of the Academic Board of UNSW Sydney (2017-18). Daniel has established and teaches the Information Systems part of the Indigenous Pre-Business Summer School.