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Biography

Alexeis Garcia Perez is Professor of Digital Business and Society at Aston Business School, Aston University. He is also Visiting Professor at the Centre for Business in Society of Coventry University, and Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Communication, Culture & Technology of Georgetown University.

His original background in Computer Science was complemented by a PhD in Information Systems from Cranfield University. This socio-technical understanding of information technologies and information systems has enabled a focus on the wider challenges of data, information and knowledge management in business and society, with particular emphasis on data-driven innovation and digital transformation strategies.  His research has been funded by national and international bodies including Horizon Europe, EPSRC, the Railway Safety and Standards Board, and Network Rail.

Alexeis has led teams delivering Information Systems programmes in both Computing and Business environments, including an MBA in Cyber Security.

He is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and member of the executive committee of the International Association for Knowledge Management. 

Research Interests

Digital transformation; digital resilience; digital leadership; knowledge management; cyber security management

Professional/editorial offices

Co-editor, book series Working Methods for Knowledge Management. Emerald Publishing Ltd

Scholarship and Fellowship

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Visiting Appointments

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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