Sergio de Cesare is Professor of Digital Business and heads the Centre for Digital Business Research at the University of Westminster. His research investigates foundational ontology as a means to theoretically model the digital enterprise, methods for the engineering and integration of information systems, and ways in which emerging digital technologies can create new business opportunities. He has received research funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council in excess of £1 million and has collaborated with organisations from the manufacturing and the service sectors. He served as Managing Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems (2009-2014) and has been a member of numerous conference programme committees including the International Conference on Conceptual Modelling and Formal Ontology in Information Systems. He received a PhD in Information Systems from LUISS Guido Carli in Rome and a Laurea cum laude in Business and Economics from the University of Bari (Italy).