Dr. Thomas Gegenhuber is Assistant professor for Digital Transformation at Leuphana University Lüneburg & Johannes Kepler University Linz. Thomas holds a doctoral degree in business administration from Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz. As part of his doctoral studies, funded by grants from the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, he visited the University Alberta, FU Berlin and the University of Edinburgh. Under the umbrella of digital transformation, Thomas researches novel forms of organizing, crowdsourcing, various types of openness (open strategy, open innovation, and open government) and (cultural) entrepreneurship in a digital economy. Thomas’ work appears in international journals such as Long Range Planning, Business & Society, Information & Organization, Innovation: Organization & Management and Government Information Quarterly. Moreover, Thomas currently serves as an expert advisor for the 3rd gender equality report of the German Federal Government, which focuses on the issue digitalization.