Professor Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn
Pro-Vice Chancellor
Luleå University of Technology

Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor in Information Systems at Luleå University of Technology. She has experience of acting member in a number of boards such as: Blekinge Technical University, Norrbottens Research Council, Centre for Interorganizational Innovation Research, eHealth Innovation Centre, the Centre for Long-term Digital Preservation.

Professor Bergvall-Kåreborn’s research interests concern design oriented research focused on participatory design in distributed and open environments; human-centric and appreciative methodologies for design and learning; value-based information systems development; the increasing overlap between stakeholder-participation and labour-sourcing, and its consequences for value-creation and value-capture. She has published over 60 articles within these areas and participated in a large number of national and international research projects and has participated in numerous national and international research projects.