Prof Panos Constantinides

Professor of Digital Innovation

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Panos Constantinides is Professor of Digital Innovation and Digital Learning Lead for Executive Education at Alliance Manchester Business School. Previously, he held positions at the Warwick Business School (WBS), Lancaster University's Management School (LUMS), and the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, where he earned his PhD. He is also a Fellow of the Cambridge Digital Innovation Centre.

His research focuses on the transformative potential of digital technology, including digital platforms, infrastructures and artificial intelligence. He has carried out funded research projects with a range of organizations on innovations in digital infrastructures and platforms, ranging from healthcare and financial IT infrastructures, mobile payment platforms, and smart grids. His research has been published in journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of the Association of Information Systems and Organisation Studies, among others. His research has also appeared in Thinkers50, The Guardian, The Conversation, CBS News, Raconteur, ZDnet and other media outlets.

Panos currently serves as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly. He is currently a Senior Editor of the special issue on Digital Resilience at MIS Quarterly. He has previously served as Senior Editor for the ISR Special Issue on Platforms and Infrastructures in the Digital Age. Since 2010, he has also served various roles at the International Conference of Information Systems and the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, in the Organizational, Communication & Information Systems (OCIS) division, among other conferences.

Panos regularly engages in executive and professional events on  the transformative potential of digital technology. He has previously led the launch of an Artificial Intelligence Innovation Network (AIIN), based at WBS, but spanning departments across the University of Warwick, including Computer Science and the Medical School. He has also co-organized a number of Digital Health Forum events, which aimed at facilitating knowledge exchange between senior practitioners and policy leaders embedded in the digital innovation ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics. In addition to these outreach and engagement activities, Panos is a regular contributor to Executive Education courses with an emphasis on topics related to digital leadership and transformation.

He has received research, editorial and teaching awards, including the British Academy Rising Star Award for research contributions in digital infrastructures and platforms, the MISQ Outstanding Associate Editor award, and multiple awards for teaching at the MSc, MBA, and Executive Education programs.

External positions

External Examiner, London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London)

Jan 2017Jan 2020

Associate Editor, Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) Journal

Jan 2016Dec 2020

Areas of expertise


  • Digital Innovation, Digital Transformation, Digital Platforms, Digital Health, Digital Entrepreneurship

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2005 - Doctor of Philosophy Judge Business School (2002 - 2005)
  • 2002 - Master of Philosophy Judge Business School (2001 - 2002)
  • 2000 - Bachelor of Science New York University (1996 - 2000)

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