Conf-IRM 2019
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Lionel Lopez
GM Data & Analytics, Air New Zealand

Senior executive known as an international multicultural achiever with experience in leading global companies. Lionel has a depth of capability in data strategy and analytics, risk and operations and experience in turning organisation into data-driven organisation.

Lionel joined Air New Zealand role as GM Data & Analytics, Lionel is responsible for aligning and driving data and analytics strategy across the business.

Lionel comes to Air New Zealand with over 20 year’s experience working in financial services in Australia internationally having worked at IBM Switzerland, GE Taiwan and GE UK, Barclays UK, Standard Chartered Singapore and National Australia Bank. He's run leading data and analytics business units and served as Chief Risk Officer for GE in various countries, as well as at Barclays and National Australia Bank.

Lionel grew up in France and has a Master of Applied Science in Mathematics.He enjoys good food and good wine and is passionate about rugby and his beloved Stade-Toulousain

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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.