Hans Weigand
1986 …2020

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Hans Weigand is Associate Professor at the Dept of Management at which he teaches Computer Science subjects such as Business Analytics and Programming. His research domain is Information Systems. He considers organizational and technial aspects and how they interact. He is an expert on Language/Action Perspective (communciation modeling) and business ontologies (such as value-based business modeling) and investigates new technologies such as distributed ledger.  His interests also include the mimetic theory of Rene Girard.


In 1989 he moved to Tilburg and worked as senior-researcher in the ESPRIT II project SPRITE (database support for technical documentation). Since 1991 he is Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics of Tilburg University and participated in the LIKE project sponsored by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). He has participated in several external projects, including two ESPRIT projects, TREVI (news filtering) and MEMO (electronic commerce). He has been co-organizing international workshops on the Language/Action Perspective (LAP),  Pragweb and Value Modeling/Businesss Ontologies (VMBO) Since 2016, he is academic director of the master program Information Management.

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PhD supervision

Running projects:

Joost de Kruijff - Smart Contracts


External positions

Lectures (Theologische Univ Kampen)

15 Jan 202119 Feb 2021


  • Auditing
  • Information Management
  • Databases
  • Service-Oriented Computing
  • Business Process Management
  • Innovation
  • Systems Development
  • Agents
  • Blockchain
  • Internet
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Linguistic Information Systems
  • Ontologies
  • Value Modeling
  • Communication Models


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