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Hans-Dieter Zimmermann

  • Dr. oec. HSG
  • Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
  • FHS Saint Gallen University of Applied Sciences
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Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Business

Co-Editor in Chief

2015 - Present

Recent publications

  • Anwendungsdomänen von Blockchain-basierten Smart Contracts: Erkenntnisse aus der Literatur

    • Hubmann J
    • Zimmermann H
  • Exploratory study of Social CRM use in SMEs

    • Marolt M
    • Zimmermann H
    • Pucihar A
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Professional experience

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

FHS Sankt Gallen Hochschule fur Angewandte Wissenschaften

October 2009 - Present


Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Business

December 2002 - Present


Dr. oec. HSG

Universitat Sankt Gallen

September 1991 - June 1995(4 years)

Diplom Kaufmann (Dipl. Kfm.) Univ.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

November 1985 - June 1989(4 years)


My major research interests concern changing patterns of communication and interaction through means of digitalization in societies, markets, businesses and other organizations, as well as on the level of individuals. Thus, I am interested in the increasing importance of ‘information’ and its impact, for example, on value creation which includes fields like Electronic Markets and all flavors of Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business. Currently, I am especially interested in the utilization of New Media and Social Media in the commerce area as well as in governmental and societal areas such as eDemocracy, eParticipation and Smart Cities and Regions. For more details see


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