Prof. Erik Beulen is currently full professor at Tilburg University and Academic Director for the executive MSc Information Management & Digital Transformations at TIAS School for Business and Society and a professor in Information Management at the University of Manchester (UK). As an endowed professor, he held the KPMG Global Sourcing Chair at Tilburg University from 2008 to 2015. He obtained his Ph.D. from Tilburg University in 2000. His research concentrates on Information Management, disruptive technologies, outsourcing and governance. His papers have been published in journals such as Journal of Information Technology, the European Management Journal, Information Technology & People, Strategic Outsourcing, Journal for Information Technology for Development and Communications Association for Information Systems and the proceedings of the HICSS and ICIS. He is the author and co-author of various books on the subject of outsourcing and offshore outsourcing. Beulen also is the leading author of the book ‘Managing IT outsourcing’, published by Routledge, UK (2006 and third revised edition in 2021) and co-editor of Managing Digital Outsourcing, also published by Routledge, UK (2020). His book on Data Analytics and Digital Transformations was published in 2023.
Prof. Dr. Erik Beulen has a proven technological track record at Accenture, Boston Consulting Group and KPMG. He currently works as an external advisor at Bain & Company.