Hanna Krasnova has joined the University of Potsdam in Germany as a Professor for Information Systems, especially Social Media and Data Science in 2015. Before, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Bern in Switzerland. In her research, she addresses the issues of social, individual and enterprise value of the emerging Social Media applications. She is the author of over 60 research articles published in the Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), Journal of Information Technology (JIT), Journal of Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI / BISE), and International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) as well as other IS conferences. The paper she co-authored “It’s All About Networking! Empirical Investigation of Social Capital Formation on Social Network Sites” has received the second runner best paper award at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011) in Shanghai, China. Her recent research about Facebook envy has been awarded the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik in February 2013 and has been covered by all major news outlets worldwide, including CNN, NBC, REUTERS, and over a hundred other outlets around the globe. Hanna has also been awarded a prize from the Dalle Molle Foundation for her research ideas on the link between Social Media use and depression among adolescents. Currently, Hanna is a principal investigator at the German Internet-Institute, leading the research projects on “Digital Technologies and Well-Being” and “Digital Integration” (www.vernetzung-und-gesellschaft.de).
In terms of her contribution to the research community, Hanna is currently serving as a Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair at the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2018, and is a member of the ECIS standing committee - Region 2 Board. She is also currently a co-chair for the ECIS 2018 track “Social Media in Business and Society”. Furthermore, Hanna has been chairing tracks at ECIS 2017, WI 2017, ECIS 2016, ECIS 2015, and ECIS 2013. In December 2016 Hanna has served as a mentor at the Junior Faculty Consortium at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016) in Dublin.