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Dr. Koray Erek



Master Studies in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration at the Technical University of Berlin and at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley (USA).
Specialized in systems analysis, quality management, marketing and logistics.

  • since April 2011: Project “Green IT Cockpit”; Project manager
  • since January 2007: Research scientist at the chair of Information and Communication Management of the Technical University of Berlin (Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Zarnekow)
  • 2005-2007: Siemens AG, project management and strategic sourcing; Working student
  • 2005: Pirelli Tyres Ltd. Carlisle (UK); Project
  • 2003: Vocational preparation and training mbH; Internship
  • 2002-2003: Daimler AG, logistics and quality management, Internship

Project Management

Researchproject: Green IT Cockpit

Researchproject: Trusted Capital Cloud


  • Green IT / Sustainable IT Management
  • IT-/Business-Alignment
  • Information Management / IT Service Management
  • IT Performance Management


  • Lecture Integrated Information Management
  • Seminar Integrated Information Management
  • Exercise course Basics in Managing Information Systems



Schödwell, B., Wilkens, M., Erek, K. and Zarnekow, R. (2012). Towards a Green Performance Indicator Framework (GPIF) to improve the Energy Efficiency of Data Centers – A ressource Usage based approach. Electronic Goes Green (EGG´12), Berlin


Zarnekow, R., Erek, K., Löser, F. and Wilkens, M. (2011). Referenzmodell für ein Nachhaltiges Informationsmanagement. Research Papers in Information Systems Management, 1-46.

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Zarnekow, R., Kolbe, L., Erek, K. and Schmidt, N.-H. (2011). Der Bund als Vorreiter? - Von Green-IT zum nachhaltigen Informationsmanagement. greenletter, 7-8.

Erek, K. (2011). From Green IT to Sustainable Information Systems Management: Managing and Measuring Sustainability in IT Organizations. Proceedings of the European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS), Athens, Greece May 30 - 31 2011

Erek, K., Löser, F., Schmidt, N.-H., Zarnekow, R. and Kolbe, L. M. (2011). Green IT Strategies: A Case Study-Based Framework for Aligning Green IT with Competitive Environmental Strategies. Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Brisbane 7 - 11 July 2011

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Löser, F., Erek, K., Schmidt, N.-H., Zarnekow, R. and Kolbe, L. M. (2011). Aligning Green IT with Environmental Strategies: Development of a Conceptual Framework that Leverages Sustainability and Firm Competitiveness. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Detroit, Michigan August 4th-7th 2011

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Pannicke, D., Erek, K. and Zarnekow, R. (2011). Loyalität als Determinante des Benutzerverhaltens in sozialen Netzwerkdiensten. Virtual Enterprises, Communities & Social Networks – Workshop GeNeMe’11, TU Dresden, 07./08.09.2011, 185-197.

Repschläger, J., Erek, K., Wilkens, M., Pannicke, D. and Zarnekow, R. (2011). Konzeption einer Community Cloud für eine ressourceneffiziente IT-Leistungserstellung. Informatik 2011 - Workshop Informatik und Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement


Schmidt, N.-H., Erek, K., Kolbe, L. M. and Zarnekow, R. (2010). Examining the Contribution of Green IT to the Objectives of IT Departments: Empirical Evidence from German Enterprises. Australasian Journal of Information Systems (AJIS), 127-140.

Schmidt, N.-H., Erek, K., Kolbe, L. M. and Zarnekow, R. (2010). Predictors of Green IT adoption: Implications from an Empirical Investigation. Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010)

Schmidt, N.-H., Schmidtchen, T., Kolbe, L. M., Erek, K. and Zarnekow, R. (2010). Influence of Green IT on consumers' buying behaviour of personal computers: Implications from a conjoint analysis. 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2010)

Erek, K., Schmidt, N.-H., Zarnekow, R. and Kolbe, L. M. (2010). Management Instruments for Sustainable Information Systems Management. Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems: Advancements and Trends. IGI Global Publishing, 253-270.

Erek, K., Schmidt, N.-H., Zarnekow, R. and Kolbe, L. M. (2010). Green IT im Rahmen eines nachhaltigen Informationsmanagements - Status-quo und Handlungsempfehlungen für die Praxis. HMD - Theorie und Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik


Schmidt, N., Erek, K., Kolbe, L. and Zarnekow, R. (2009). Sustainable Information Systems Management. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 400-402.


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