Prof. Dr. Jorge Marx Gómez studied Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering at the University of Applied Science in Berlin (Germany). He was a lecturer and researcher at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (Germany) where he also obtained a PhD degree 2001 in Business Information Systems. From 2002 until 2003 he was a visiting professor for Business Informatics at the Technical University of Clausthal (Germany) and worked as guest lecturer in different countries. In 2004 he received his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg. In 2004 he received a Honorary Professorship in Business Informatics at Universidad Central de las Villas (Cuba). Since 2006 Jorge Marx Gómez is a full professor and chair of Business Information Systems at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Germany).
He is furthermore the director of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (COAST) at Oldenburg University and board member of the Energy Group at OFFIS-Institute. His research interests include Business Information Systems, Federated ERP-Systems, Business Intelligence, Data Science, Applied AI, Interoperability, Environmental Management Information Systems, ICT for Sustainability and E- and Mobile-Commerce. Prof. Dr. Jorge Marx Gómez successfully coordinated several national and international research, capacity building and mobility projects (Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, DAAD) and participated in several EU-FP7 projects. Prof. Dr. Marx Gómez is the main academic coordinator and grant holder of the GIZ/DAAD funded project dSkills@EA - CENIT@EA: Digital Skills for an Innovative East African Industry.