Dr Alex Zarifis is a research associate focusing on artificial intelligence in fintech and insuretech. He has taught in several areas including management information systems, business intelligence, marketing, project management and leadership. He has delivered modules at the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool and University of Mannheim. He also participated in creating and delivering online modules, including the first university module on blockchain technologies in the world.
Alex earned a BSc from the University of Leeds in Management with Information Systems, an MSc in Business Information Technology and a PhD in Business Administration both from the University of Manchester.
Research Associate, Loughborough University
Research Associate/Adjunct Lecturer, University of Mannheim
Postdoctoral Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Lecturer, University of Nicosia (UNIC Online)
Teaching Assistant, University of Manchester
University of Manchester, PhD Business Administration
Collaborative consumption for low and high trust requiring business models: From fare sharing to supporting the elderly and disabled, International Journal of Electronic Business
Designing a talents training model for cross‑border e‑commerce: a mixed approach of problem‑based learning with social media, Electronic Commerce Research
e-Government Implementation Challenges in Developing Countries: The Project Manager's Perspective, International Journal of Public Administration and Management Research (IJPAMR)
Investigating the Individual Trust and School Performance in Semi-Virtual Collaboration Groups, Information Technology and People
Investigating Individual Trust in Semi-Virtual Collaboration of Multicultural and Unicultural Teams, Computers in Human Behavior
An Experimental Study of Satisfaction Response: Evaluation of Online Collaborative Learning, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
Modelling Individual Trust Development in Computer Mediated Collaboration: A Comparison of Approaches, Computers in Human Behavior
Grants and Contracts
Technology Driven Change and Next Generation Insurance Value Chains (TECHNGI)
Economic and Social Research Council
EU Horizon 2020 project GHOST, Safe-Guarding Home IoT Environments with Personalized Real-time Risk Control.
EU Horizon 2020
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) since 2018.