Dr. ir. Guus Pijpers is oprichter en managing director van Acuerdis. Ook is hij Affiliate Professor Digital Business bij de Amsterdam Business School
Guus Pijpers is founder and Managing Director of Acuerdis, providing management consultancy services to global and local enterprises. Guus Pijpers is Affiliate Professor Digital Business at the Amsterdam Business School, part of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
His key expertise is digital business, digital transformation, business model innovation, data analytics, information strategy, information behavior, and Building Information Modelling (BIM).
He has advanced knowledge and expertise in the practical deployment and use of information at senior executive level. His research activities and publications on information behavior have been widely recognized as leading in the field.
Previously Guus Pijpers worked as Chief Information Officer at Philips Electronics, responsible for delivering business value with information and knowledge management. As Corporate Information Manager at AkzoNobel he was responsible for governing the company’s IT policy. He also worked for KPMG as Management Consultant and Internal / IT Auditor.
Guus Pijpers is author of eight books and a large number of articles, published in renowned journals and magazines. He is also an acclaimed speaker at international management conferences and seminars. He is teaching about information management and information behavior at postgraduate courses and Executive MBA institutions. His over thirty years consulting experiences include work for many renowned companies in Europe and North America.
Dr Guus Pijpers received his Ph.D. in Management Science and Computer Science from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management Science and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the Open University of the Netherlands. Guus Pijpers also holds a teaching degree in Computer Science.
He holds a BSc in Computer Science. He has gained an Executive MBA at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West-Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He also received an Executive MBA of Tias Business School, Tilburg, the Netherlands.
He is also Senior Associate at the Management Centre Europe, in Brussels, Belgium. He was also an Academic Advisor at the Institute for Innovation & Information Productivity, San Francisco, USA. For a large number of years, Guus Pijpers was Associate Professor of Information Behavior at Tias Business School, Tilburg, the Netherlands.