Conf-IRM 2019
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Jody Snowdon

Data & Analytics, Air New Zealand

As part of the leadership team in Data and Analytics at Air New Zealand, Jody is responsible for implementing the data and analytics strategy across the business.

Jody has a depth of capability in data strategy and analytics and has spent the last 20 years embedding data and mathematical based products and thinking in large organisations.

Jody grew up in New Zealand and has a Master of Operations Research degree from Auckland University. He loves exploring New Zealand’s beautiful outdoors by paddle or foot and with a glass of Central Otago Pinot Noir close by.

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Professor Michael Myers
University of Auckland

Michael D Myers is Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of Auckland Business School.

His papers have appeared in a wide range of journals, conferences and books. He won the Best Paper award (with Heinz Klein) for the most outstanding paper published in MIS Quarterly in 1999. This particular paper (Klein and Myers, 1999) has been cited over 5500 times. He also won the Best Paper Award (with Lynda Harvey) for the best paper published in Information Technology & People in 1997.

Professor Myers currently serves as Senior Editor of European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Organization, and Pacific Asia Journal of the AIS, and is Editor of the AISWorld Section on Qualitative Research. He previously served as Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly from 2001-2005, as Senior Editor of Information Systems Research from 2008-2010, and as Associate Editor of Information Systems Journal from 1995-2000.

He also served as President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) in 2006-2007, as Chair of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 8.2 from 2006-2008, and as Conference Co-Chair of the International Conference on Information Systems in Auckland in 2014. He is a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems.

Professor Myers has held visiting/part-time appointments at Claremont Graduate University, University of Southampton, Georgia State University, Salford University and currently at Loughborough University. The AISWorld Section on Qualitative Research that Michael edits has won many awards.