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Christian Hovestadt


Phone: +49 221 470 6537
Office: 6.10, building 411 (Pohligstraße 1)


Christian is a doctoral student at the Chair for Information Systems (Prof. Stefan Seidel). His current research focuses on how autonomous digital artifacts ("digital agents") can be incorporated as actors into business processes.

Previously, he received his master’s degree in Information Systems from the University of Cologne in 2018. In parallel to his studies he worked at the CIIS as a student assistant and completed internships in consulting at Accenture as well as Detecon.

Research Interests

  • Digitalization of Processes
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sharing Economy
  • Future of Work

Teaching Experience


  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS)
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)