Urs E. Gattiker is Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark and has previously taught in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Germany. He is a member of Bankinvest's Advisory Board for its BI Technology A/S' IT Venture Fund (http://www.Banklnvest.dk) and is also a member of the board of Quiz people A/S (http://www.Quizpeople.com, Vupti A/S (http://www.Vupti.com), B2B Agro Danmark A/S (http://www.B2Bagro.com) among others. Furthermore, he is the head of WebUrb (http://www.WebUrb.net), a group of people dedicated to helping others build their online presence and virtual communities.
Gattiker has written several books including Technology Management in Organizations, (published 1990, Sage Publications) and is currently writing on internet and security management.
He was the editor of the book series Studies in Technological Innovation and Human Resources (TIHR) and was the founding editor and currently is editor-in-chief of TIM-SecurityNews, an electronic newsletter on information security issues (ISSN 1399–3860, http://Security.WebUrb.dk/?SecurityNews).
He has recently edited a book with Laurie Larwood on Impact Analysis: How Research Can Enter Application and Make a Difference (1999, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates).
Gattiker's research interests currently include technology change and management, the Internet and World Wide Web, ethics and quality of work-life issues as well as entrepreneurship and high-tech start-ups. In 1994–1995, he served as Program Chair for the U.S. Academy of Management's Technology & Innovation Division and continued as Chair of the