Heikki Topi

Professor of CIS at Bentley University

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Leader in Computing Education

  1. Member of the ACM Education Board, 2006-present

  2. Member of the CSAB Board of Directors, 2009-present

  3. Co-chair of the IS 2010 task force

  4. Member of the CC 2005 task force

  5. Member of the IS 2002 task force


  1. Research on human factors and usability in the context of enterprise systems, information search, and data management

  2. More than 50 journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers

  3. Member of Bentley’s ERP Usability Research Team

Teacher and Textbook Author

  1. Co-author of Modern Database Management (9th, 10th and 11th edition)

  2. Taught a variety of courses in the areas of data management, systems analysis and design, IT infrastructure, IT industry, and IT innovation both in the U.S. and in Europe

Academic Administrator

  1. Associate Dean of Business for Graduate & Executive Programs at Bentley University, 2007-2011

  2. Chair of the CIS Department at Bentley College, 2006-7

  3. Director of the MSIT Program at Bentley College 2005-6

  4. Associate Dean for the MBA Program and Director, International Center at Helsinki School of Economics, 1996-1998

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Academic CVhttp://cis.bentley.edu/htopi/htcvweb.pdf