Enrique Dans

IT & Information Systems expert, technology & society analist

The effect of technology on people, companies and the society as a whole

Enrique Dans
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Enrique Dans is Professor of Information Systems at IE Business School, Madrid (Spain), where he currently serves as IS/IT Area Chair and Academic Director of the IT College. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the Anderson School at UCLA, an MBA from Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain) and and CPCL by Harvard Business School. He graduated on Biological Sciences by the University of Santiago de Compostela.

His research interests include the Internet and electronic commerce in a broad sense, dynamics of consumer and firms responses to electronic markets, application of IS/IT to small and medium enterprises, CRM and, from a methodology perspective, the application of multivariate methods to IS research.

“Nowadays, your resume is nothing more than a way to let who’s looking for you to find you, because the real resume, the one that determines if you’re hired or not, is Google. Everyone making a selection will open their browsers and type your name in the magic box”


Enrique Dans has been teaching and consulting in the IS field since 1990, and is a frequent contributor and columnist in the business and economic press in Spain and Latin America. He currently writes a weekly column in Expansion, the main economic newspaper in Spain. Dans has published more than 200 articles in newspapers and magazines, such as iWorld, PCWorld, Capital, Financial Times and Computer Reseller News, among others.

He has also written several studies on e-commerce, which have been published by international magazines and forums. Enrique Dans is one of the most important opinion leaders in new technologies in Spain. He has kept a daily updated blog for five years.

Since 1992 Enrique Dans has been a highly coveted business consultant. He has worked in projects for Barclays Bank, Consejería de Hacienda (Madrid Government), Círculo de Progreso Universitario, Ibermática, El Enebro (family group, owner of Vega Sicilia, Eulen and other firms), Gisbert Advertising, and others.

Professor Dans is member of the Committees for the European Conference on IT Evaluation (ECITE), for the European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies (ECRM), and for the Project Management track at IRMA (Information Resources Management Association).

He is also part of the Editorial Board of the Electronic Journal for Business Research Methods (EJBRM) and a reviewer for the Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), the Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR), the Journal of Business Strategies, the Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce and the Journal of Global Information Management.