Virpi Tuunainen

Virpi Tuunainen

Department of Information and Service Management

Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen is Associate Dean of research and international cooperation and professor of information systems science (Department of Information and Service Management) at Aalto University School of Business, and past director of Aalto University Service Factory (2010-2015). She was a Jubilee Professor at the Department of Applied IT in Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg (Sweden) in 2017. Earlier, she has been a visiting professor/researcher in University of Hong Kong, University of Texas at Austin (USA), Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), University of Auckland (New Zealand), Roskilde University (Denmark) and Copenhagen Business School (Denmark).

Her current research focuses on on platform economy and AI based services. Her work has appeared in journals, such as, MIS Quarterly, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management and Information Society, and in conferences, such as, ICIS, ECIS and HICSS.

She's past Vice President of Publications of the AIS (, past President of AIS SIG Services, and she received the AIS Fellow award in 2016.

She currently serves editor of European Journal of Information Systems.

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Social media, Business models, Open data, Digital services, Mobile Services, Information economy, Information systems, Open innovation