Dr. Jessica Winkler

Research Interest

  • Internationalization of software service providers
  • Information systems offshoring
  • Intercultural issues


  • University of Mannheim (2000 – 2005)<br>Degree: Diploma in Business Administration (Diplomkauffrau)<br>Majors: information systems, organization, marketing
  • Amherst College, Amherst, U.S.A. (2004)<br>Exchange student at the Department of Economics
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A. (2003 – 2004)<br>Exchange student in the MBA program
  • Gymnasium bei St. Michael, Schwäbisch Hall (1991 – 2000)<br>Degree: Allgemeine Hochschulreife<br>Majors: English, French


  • T-Systems Enterprise Services GmbH (2006 - 2008):<br>Participant in the mentoring program
  • Process Alliance Institute (2004 – 2005)<br>Academic assistant
  • Optima filling and packaging machines GmbH (2000 – 2003)<br>Several internships in Sales and IT

Honors and Scholarships

  • Mc Bride scholarship for a one month research stay at the Information Systems Department of Baylor University, Waco, TX, U.S.A
  • Selected to participate in the Doctoral Consortium of the International Conference on Information Systems in Montreal, Canada (2007). Participation in this four-day consortium is by invitation only and is limited to forty international Ph.D. candidates.
  • Scholarship of the Baden-Württemberg - Massachusetts exchange program for one year of studies at the University of Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2003 - 2004)


  • <a href="http://interdig.berlecon.de/" target="_blank">INTERDIG</a> Internationalization of Information Services (2005 – 2008)<br>A project of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research<br>In cooperation with ZEW, RWI, and Berlecon Research