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Artistic and research interests

Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen is professor of information systems science at the Department of Information and Service Management of 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 ICT enabled or enhanced services, digital platforms and customer and community digital innovation. 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 (aisnet.org), past President of AIS SIG Services, and she received the AIS Fellow award in 2016.

She currently serves as senior editor for The Journal of the AIS and European Journal of Information Systems, and as a member of the editorial boards of The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information Systems Journal and Electronic Markets - The International Journal of Electronic Commerce and Business Media.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Information Systems Sciences

Licentiate of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Information Systems Science

Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Information Systems Science

Keywords

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

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Research Output

Understanding the creation of trust in cryptocurrencies: the case of Bitcoin

Marella, V., Upreti, B., Merikivi, J. & Tuunainen, V. K., 9 Jan 2020, In : Electronic Markets.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    28 Downloads (Pure)

    How Mobile Game Startups Excel in the Market

    Roshan, M., Tuunainen, V. & Hekkala, R., 2019, Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019) . 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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  • 110 Downloads (Pure)

    Platforms in the Sharing Economy: Does Business Strategy Determine Platform Structure?

    Clemons, E., Constantiou, I., Marton, A. & Tuunainen, V., 2019, Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019) . 10 p.

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  • 111 Downloads (Pure)

    Preface to the Special Section of Selected Papers from the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems

    Indulska, M., Tuunainen, V. K. & Riemer, K., 2019, In : AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 23, 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

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    Prizes

    AIS Fellow

    Virpi Tuunainen (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Award or honor granted for academic career

  • Best paper award in the Decision Technologies for Management Track of HICSS-39

    Virpi Tuunainen (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Best paper award in the Global Mobility Roundtable, Auckland, New Zealand

    Virpi Tuunainen (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: Award or honor granted for academic career

  • HSE faculty research award

    Virpi Tuunainen (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: Award or honor granted for academic career

    Activities

    ANNUAL HAWAII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEM SCIENCES

    Virpi Tuunainen (Chair)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesChair of conference, workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    European Conference on Information Systems

    Virpi Tuunainen (Chair)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesChair of conference, workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    Heikki Topi

    Virpi Tuunainen (Host)
    10 Jun 201817 Jun 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting a visitor

    Sirkka Järvenpää

    Virpi Tuunainen (Host)
    19 Aug 201811 Dec 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting a visitor

    External committee member of a PhD dissertation, Högskolan Väst, Sweden

    Virpi Tuunainen (Member)
    2018

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Press / Media