Christian Stary is professor for Business Information Systems at the University of Linz, Austria. His research areas include Interactive Design of Sociotechnical Systems, Business Process Management, Conceptual Modelling and Knowledge Management. He has published research papers and articles on these topics, among others in IEEE Transactions on Man, Systems and Cybernetics, Interacting with Computers, Int. Journal of Human-Computer Interaction and in Computers in Industry. He is responsible for several European research projects, such as TwinTide, dealing with method transfer in UI design and evaluation. He is member of the editorial board of international cross- and interdisciplinary journals, among them UAIS published by Springer. He is one of the founders and chair of the Competence Center on Knowledge Management, the ICKM (Int. Council on Knowledge Management), and organizer of several academic events on interactive systems, business process and knowledge management.