Current Volunteers
SQM Website & Social Media Coordinator

Saima Qutab,
The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Saima is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her research focuses on IS ecosystems, shared economy, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, online communities, digital inclusion, and information systems for the social sector. She has presented her research at ECIS, ICIS and HICSS. She is also lecturing Digital Innovations, Information System Research and Management of Information Systems courses. Before starting Ph.D., she served at various academic and industry positions in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.


Doctoral Student Corner Co-Chair
(ICIS 2020, India)

Sarah Hönigsberg
Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

Sarah is a research associate and PhD candidate at the chair of Business Information Systems - Business Process and Information Management at the Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. Her research focuses on the digital transformation of value co-creation in networks of small and medium-sized enterprises, using design-oriented and qualitative research methods. She has presented her research at ICIS, HICSS, WI, and AMCIS. She also has served as a reviewer at The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, ICIS, ECIS, HICSS, and as associate editor at WI (Track: Data Science & Business Analytics). She teaches the tutorials for strategic IT management and project management. Before she began her doctorate, she worked as an IT consultant in Germany and the USA for several years.

Get Involved

One of the key pillars of academic life is service. Below are some excellent opportunities to get engaged with the Doctoral Student College while building your service profile.

If you would like to get involved but are not sure how, please feel free to Contact Us to discuss your interests and how they might align with our current needs. Following positions are open. 

Doctoral Student Corner Co-Chair You and your co-chairs will be responsible for executing the Doctoral Student Corner at ICIS 2021 in Austin, Texas, USA (December 12-15, 2021) and AMCIS 2021 in Montréal, Canada (August 12-14, 2021). This is a great opportunity to network with fellow students and experienced scholars!

Regional Facilitators You will be responsible for helping us to connect with and supporting our initiatives within your geographical location or regional chapter.