Leszek A. Maciaszek is an academic, researcher, industry consultant and author. As Australian and Polish citizen, he resides in Sydney Australia and Wroclaw Poland. Currently, he is an Honorary Research Fellow at Macquarie University ~ Sydney and a Professor at Wroclaw University of Economics (where he is the Director of Institute of Business Informatics and Head of Department of MIS Engineering). Over years he has worked as a Visiting Professor/Scientist in more than 20 universities/research centres in countries on four continents.

Internationally recognized mostly for his work in database technology, software engineering and systems analysis and design. In those areas he wrote three books published as Prentice-Hall and Addison-Wesley titles, of which one had multiple editions and two were translated to other languages, in particular Chinese and Russian. In recent years he has edited multiple books (27 in the years 2007 - 13) in software engineering and in information systems (mostly Springer titles and most resulting from chaired or co-chaired international conferences).

Leszek current research interests concentrate on service science for social innovations. In this broad area he has obtained significant funding, created a research group in cooperation with the University of St Gallen Switzerland that employs four full-time research assistants, is a partner in a large consortium funded by Ambient Assisted Living FP7 programme, etc.

Leszek has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications; has won prizes for excellence in teaching and in research (including the best MSc and PhD theses awards); has served on editorial boards of renowned scientific journals and in Program Committees of about 130 international conferences (and has initiated a number of yearly international conferences); has given opening addresses, invited talks, tutorials and research papers at some 120 international venues and has been commissioned by international IT training organizations to provide multi-day workshops and seminars at some 60 venues;  has been a director and consultant to IT companies and professional organizations; has served as an expert and advised to international corporations, government bodies and ministries, and to European Commission; he is recipient of 2012 IBM Faculty Award – Cyber Security Innovation, New York, USA

Leszek A. Maciaszek (in points)

  • academic, researcher, industry consultant and author
  • as Australian and Polish citizen, he resides in Sydney Australia and Wroclaw Poland
  • holds an Honorary Research Fellow position at Macquarie University ~ Sydney and a Professor position at Wroclaw University of Economics (where he is the Director of Institute of Business Informatics and Head of Department of MIS Engineering)
  • has worked as a Visiting Professor/Scientist in more than 20 universities/research centres in countries on four continents
  • has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications (including books entitled "Database Design and Implementations", "Practical Software Engineering" and "Requirements Analysis and System Design")
  • he has edited multiple books (27 in the years 2007 - 13) in software engineering and in information systems
  • his current research interests concentrate on service science for social innovations; in this broad area he has obtained significant funding
  • has won prizes for excellence in teaching and in research (including the best MSc and PhD theses awards)
  • has served on editorial boards of renowned scientific journals and in Program Committees of about 130 international conferences (and has initiated a number of yearly international conferences)
  • has given opening addresses, invited talks, tutorials and research papers at some 120 international venues and has been commissioned by international IT training organizations to provide multi-day workshops and seminars at some 60 venues
  • has been a director and consultant to IT companies and professional organizations
  • has served as an expert and advised to international corporations, government bodies and ministries, and to European Commission
  • is recipient of 2012 IBM Faculty Award – Cyber Security Innovation, New York, USA