Muhammad Suleman

Visiting Graduate Student

Research Interest :



Target Operating Model, IT Transformation, Strategy Implementation, Business Transformation Framework, Business Model, Agile Implementation, Organizational Change Management, CIO.


Operating Model - Business Model - Business Ecosystem - Strategy




Suleman is part-time Joint PhD Student in  "Business & Technology Management" at Tampere University, Finland/ University of Geneva, Switzerland. He is doing qualitative research on "IT Operating Model for IT Organization Transformation in Multinational Corporations" and contributing to strategic management. He is developing a new IT Operating Model. He is currently visiting IfM, Cambridge Service Alliance and doing research under the supervision of Dr Florian.  He is taking Microsoft as a case study for his doctoral research.






Suleman completed his Master Degree in Informatics (Software

Engineering) from the University of Bergen, Norway. He wrote his Master Thesis on "e-Readiness for e-business opportunities in developing countries". He has more than 10 years industrial experience from Technology development and technology management from Multinational Corporations.


He has been working as an IT Trainee at TOTAL E&P Norway, SAP Consultant at Statoil, IT Service Management Consultant at Neptune Energy, IT Process & Vendor Coordinator at YARA International.He is currently working as an IT Manager at Microsoft Norway.He developed his research interest while working at his former employer where he has been part of of the IT Transformation Project. He has professional affiliation with MIT Center for Information System Research and been participating in CIO Symposium held at MIT Sloan School of Management.


Publication :


1- Information Technology Operating Model, A Systematic Literature Review.

(In Progress)

Contact Details

T: 01223 766141
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