Mario Spremić, PhD

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Mario Spremić, PhD
Name and surname
Mario Spremić
Room
A511
Office Hours
  • Tuesday: 12:00 - 14:00
  • On Tuesday, January 7, office hours are not going to be held due to official absence.
Biography
Professor Mario Spremić, Ph.D.
Tenured Professor 
 
University of Zagreb
Faculty of Economics & Business Zagreb
Department of Information Systems
Trg J. F. Kennedy-a 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
 
Phone: (00385-1) 2383-278
Fax: (00385-1) 2335-633
LinkedIn: https://hr.linkedin.com/pub/mario-spremic/15/149/a90https://hr.linkedin.com/pub/mario-spremic/15/149/a90
Europass: CV

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Digital transformation, digital disruption and business model innovation 
  • Digital strategy, IT strategy, information system strategy, Information system audit, IS control, IS quality and assurance
  • Information system security, cyber security, cyber risks
  • IT Governance, IT Value, information system's business value
  • innovative e-business models and web analytics
  • digital forensics
  • digital business (e-business), business process change and business model innovation
  • methodologies / frameworks used CobiT, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, ITIL, NIST, SANS, GDPR etc.
EDUCATION:
Ph.D in Economics & Business, Faculty of Econonics & Business Zagreb, University of Zagreb (2002)
M.Sc. in Business (IT Management), Faculty of Econonics & Business Zagreb, University of Zagreb (1999)
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Facutly of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Zagreb (1996)
WORKING EXPERIENCE, POSITIONS, TEACHING (FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB)
Postgraduate courses at various studies in the field of IT governance, digital transformation, Information System Strategy, Information System Audit and Control, IT and Business Process Change, e-Business, Web design and analytics (2003-)
Undergraduate courses in e-Business, Information System Management, IT Governance and Information System Audit (2000-)
Visiting professor - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (2009-2018)
Visiting scholar - Imperial College London, Imperial College Business School
Previously worked (1995-2001) as computer programmer, system analyst, project manager


ADDITIONAL EDUCATION, RESEARCH VISITS, STUDY VISITS, AWARDS:
International visits, study visits, research projects, international conferences: EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), Vienna University (WU) (2010), Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, London UK (2011), Harvard University, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA (2011), Tech City London and University of Reading, Henley Business School (2012-2014), Groningen Business School (2015), University of Edinburgh Business School (2016), LUISS Business School, Rim (2016), Imperial College Business School, London UK (2016), MIT Sloan School of Management (2018, executive education), TUM Munich (2018)
Scientific award 'dr. Mijo Mirković' for a book 'Corporate governance and information system audit' (2007)
Certificate in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), ISACA's certificate (www.isaca.org/certification)  
SAP's reward for best paper in e-business (2002)


PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES:
Academic Director of BDIB - Bachelor Degree in Business study, EPAS accredited study program (www.efmd.org/epas), Faculty of Economic and Business Zagreb, (www.efzg.hr/bdib)
EPAS and EQUIS project leader, international accreditations (EPAS, EQUIS, AACSB), accreditor in higher education (NAKVIS, www.nakvis.si)  
Program Director of the FBA-CIO Academy (www.efzg.hr/cio)  
Board Member of the ISACA (Information System Control and Audit Associtationwww.isaca.org)
ISACA Academic Advocate (www.isaca.org/academicadvocate)
Member of the Centre for Business Information, Organisation and Process Management (BIOPoM) (http://www.wmin.ac.uk/wbs/page-744) at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster (http://www.wmin.ac.uk/), UK.
Member of the international editorial review board of the International Journal on IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) (http://www.igi-pub.com/journals/details.asp?id=33048)
Member of the international editorial review board of the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR) (http://www.igi-pub.com/journals/details.asp?id=4294)
Member of international editorial board of International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering, Technologies and Applications (IJCSETA)
 Member of international editorial board of International Journal of Computer, Information, System Sciences and Engineering (IJCISSE).
Program Committee member and reviewer for International Workshop on Computer Users Behaviour (www.cub08.com)
Program Committee member and reviewer for Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (www.mcis2009.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for IARIA International Conference on Digital Society (www.iaria.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) International Conference e-Commerce (www.iadis.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for ICE-B International Conference on e-Business (www.ice-b.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for SECRYPT International Conference on Security and Cryptography (www.secrypt.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for ICETE International Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (www.icete.org)
Scientific/Program Committee member and reviewer for WSEAS conferences (www.wseas.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for ICDS International Conference on Digital Society (http://www.iaria.org)
Program Committee member and reviewer for InSITE International Conference (http://www.insitw.org)
reviewer for International Conference 'Information Technology Interfaces'  - ITI (http://iti.srce.hr/)
reviewer for Bled eCommerce Conference, Bled (www.bledconference.org)
reviewer for 9th IBIMA International Conference on Information Management in Modern Organizations (www.ibima.org)
reviewer fot CECIIS 2009 (Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems) (www.ceciis.foi.hr)
reviewer for scientific projects at the Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia
reviewer for journals 'Management', 'Business Excellence', 'Acta turistica'
Chair of the IT Steering Committee at the Faculty of Economics & Business Zagreb
Organization Committee vice-president and reviewer for International Scientific Conference 'An Enterprise Odyssey: Economics and Business in the New Millennium' (www.odyssey.efzg.hr)


SCIENTIFIC WORK:
  • about 55 scientific peer-reviewed papers preferably in the area of IT Governance, Business Strategy / IT Alignment, IT Risk Management, Information System Strategy and Management, e-Business and Information System Audit. Papers were referenced / indexed in ISI - Web of Science, SCI, ISI Proceedings, Inspec, Scopus, Elsevier, Proquest, EconLit, Current Abstracts, ISTA, ABI/Inform, etc. 
  • Author or co-author of 10 scientific books 
  • Invited/plenary/session lectures at about 50 international scientific conferences and institutions 
  • Member of the international Editorial Review Board of the International Journal on IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG), International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR), International Journal of Computer, Information, System Sciences and Engineering (IJCISSE) and International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering, Technologies and Applications (IJCSETA)
  • papers in journals (International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Journal of Computer and Information Technology – CIT, WSEAS Transactions on Systems, International Journal of Information Technology for Development, WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics, Applied Informatics, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Zagreb International Review of Economics & Business, Management, Business Excellence). Complete list of papers in English 
  • about 60 expert peer-reviewed papers 
     
EXPERT PROJECTS / CONSULTANCY:
  • prior work experience as programmer, system analysts, project manager (1996-2000, Ledo, d.d., www.ledo.hr)
  • business process change project in sales process implementing HHT (hand-held terminals) (Ledo d.d., 1998, www.ledo.hr);
  • implementation of prognostic - financial management information systems (Privredna banka d.d., 2002, www.pbz.hr);
  • information system audit for company Informatika dvijetisuće d.o.o. (2002, www.informatika2000.hr);
  • consultant for implementation of ISO 17799:2005 (ISO 27001:2005) norm (Hrvatske autoceste, 2006-2007, www.hac.hr);
  • Information system audit (ISO 27001:2005, CobiT) (Dubrovnik-Babin Kuk d.d., 2007, www.babinkuk.com)
  • Information system audit projects, IT security, cyber security projects:
  • financial industry - banks and insurance: Partner banka (2008, 2009, 2010), Centar banka (2008, 2009, 2010), Kreditna banka Zagreb, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), Jadransko osiguranje d.d., UNIQA osiguranje d.d. (2011, 2014, 2017), VABA d.d. Varaždinska banka d.d. (2010, 2011), Samoborska banka (2016), Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE, 2016), SKDD (2016), HMID (2016), HUO (2016), Mercedes leasing (2016), Allianz (2009, 2010, 2014, 2016)
  • IT Governance consultant NKBM (Nova Kreditna Banka Maribor, Slovenia, www.nkbm.si, 2008)
  • Consultant for implementation of IS Auditing and IT Outsourcing regulatory framework  (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2011)
  • CIO Academy (leadership and IT Governance education programs for executive's) in Slovenia and Croatia (www.src.siwww.efzg.hr/cio)
  • Informatization strategy (Zagrebacki holding d.o.o., 2007)
  • Consultant for IT Governance procedures (Hrvatske autoceste, 2006-2007, www.hac.hr)
  • Information system audit (Ministry of transport, Croatia, 2007)
  • various consultancy projects and key executives education in IT Governance, IS Auditing and IS Strategy (Renault Hrvatska, Uljanik, Brodosplit, Državni ured za reviziju, Institute of Internal Auditors - Croatia, Institute of Internal Auditors - Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatian Chambers of Auditors, Centre of Excellence in Finance – Slovenia, etc.).

     

Short CV
Mario Spremić is a Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia and guest lecturer or visiting professor at some international institutions (Imperial College London, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana). He received a B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences (in 1996.), M.Sc. in IT Management (in 1999.) and Ph.D. (in 2002) in Business, all from the University of Zagreb. He joined Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB Zagreb) in 2000, with the previous corporate experience as a computer programmer, project manager and executive manager. Mario has taken additional education from MIT Sloan School of Management (executive education), Henley Business School, University of Reading and TUM Munich. He has participated in many corporate-based projects and has a broad experience in international accreditations of higher education institutions, leading institutional processes towards achieving EPAS, EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. He is a scientist with the strong publication record (15 books and more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, books and conference proceedings) mainly in area of digital transformation, digital technologies, ICT governance, ICT-induced innovations and game-changing organisations, cyber risk, cyber security, information system audit and digital business and is a frequent speaker at various corporate and international events.
 
At the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB Zagreb) he is lecturing the courses like Digital business transformation, e-Business, ICT management, Enterprise information systems, Information system security, Information system auditing. He is a programme director of 5 year EPAS accredited Bachelor Degree in Business program (FEB Zagreb), Master Degree in Managerial Informatics and postgraduate study program ICT Management, with the excessive experience in managing study programmes, improvements in teaching processes and fostering excellence in higher education. Mario is Head of Accreditation Committee at his home institution (FEB Zagreb), managing all accreditation processes, especially responsible for EFMD – based accreditations (EPAS and EQUIS). He is also managing and involved in all international accreditation processes (EPAS, EQUIS, AACSB), as an EPAS accreditation reviewer and a frequent speaker at various corporate and international events.
 
Mario is visiting professor at EPAS, EQUIS, AACSB AMBA accredited institutions, has participated in many study visits worldwide. With strong technology background and corporate executive experience, Mario has been acting as a consultant and IT auditor, leading 50+ international projects and helping companies and institutions going through digital transformation and innovation processes and cyber risks challenges (banks, insurance companies, ICT companies, hotels, services, public institutions, etc.).

Full Professor Mario Spremić, Ph. D.
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business
Trg J.F.Kennedya 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
e-mail: mspremic@efzg.hr
web: http://www.efzg.hr/mspremic
linkedin: https://hr.linkedin.com/pub/mario-spremic/15/149/a90