Scientific Program Committee - Niv Ahituv
Niv Ahituv is a Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University, and the President of Dan Academic Center, an academic college of the High-Tec and IT industries. From 1989 to 1994 he served as the Dean of Graduate School of Business Administration and from 1999 to 2002 he served as Vice President and Director General (CEO) of Tel Aviv University. In 2005 he was awarded a Life Time Achievement Award by The Israeli Association for Information Technology. He represented the Israeli Government in UNESCO in issues related to Information Technology from 1997 until 2011. His main areas of interest are: information economics, IT strategy and management, social and business implications of the Internet. On the latter issue he published a book (in Hebrew) in 2001 entitled “A World without Secrets: on the Open Information Society”. He holds degrees of B.Sc. in Mathematics, MBA, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Information Systems Management.