Ben Dhaou, Soumaya

Research Fellow

  • Soumaya Ben Dhaou
    C1-18, Campus de Couros, Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal
    +351 253 510 853
    Canada, Tunisia

    Research Interests

    • Big Data and Business analytics
    • Digital transformation and emerging technology
    • e-Government
    • Management of information systems
    • Organizational and dynamic capability


    • PhD, Information Systems, joint program of Business Administration ESG-UQAM, HEC-Montreal, Concordia University, McGill University, Canada (2012)
    • PhD, Information Systems, University of Paris-Dauphine, France (2012)


    • Research Fellow, United Nations University (UNU-EGOV)
    • Assistant Professor, MIS Discipline Lead and Master of Big Data and Business Analytics coordinator, South Mediterranean University (MSB)
    • Assistant Professor, Nipissing Northern Ontario University
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Innovation Technology, Nipissing Northern Ontario University

    Biographical Statement

    Soumaya Ben Daou is Research Fellow at UNU-EGOV. She is also an Assistant Professor at South Mediterranean University where she was appointed as Management of Information Systems Discipline lead. She coordinates the program of Master Business Management in Big Data and Business Analytics at the Mediterranean School of Business (MSB).

    Soumaya was previously an assistant professor at Nipissing University where she started as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in innovation technology. She holds a PhD in Information Systems and Technology from the joint program in business administration at the University of Quebec in Montreal in affiliation with Concordia University, HEC Montreal and McGill University. She obtained at the same time a PhD in Management of Information Systems from the Paris-Dauphine University in France with a thesis titled: “Building Change Capabilities for e-Government Continuous Development”.

    Soumaya research interests include, among others, e-Government, innovation, management of information systems, business process management, modelling and analytics, organizational and digital transformation, and organizational and dynamic capabilities.