Takumi Shimizu

PhD Student, Information Systems
Contact Information
Email address: 
takumi.shimizu [at] mail.mcgill.ca

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5

  • Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, 2014-Present
    PhD in Management, Specialization in Information Systems 
  • Keio University, 2010-2012
    Master in Media and Governance 
  • Keio University, 2003-2007
    Bachelor of Arts in Policy Management 
Information Systems
Curriculum vitae: 
PhD Student
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

2016: Selected for participation in Academy of Management TIM Doctoral Consortium 

2014, 2016: Grad Excellence Award in Management at McGill University

2014: National Bank Financial Group Ph.D. Fellowship at McGill University 

2012: Google Policy Fellowship 

2012: Institutional Program for Young Researcher Overseas Visits, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 

2012: Graduation with High Distinction (Exemption of Student Loan), Japan Student Services Organization Scholarship 

2011-2012: Graduate School Fellowship, Keio University 

2007: Student Award for Best Graduation Thesis at the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus 


Shimizu, T. Building Discursive Consensus in Online Technology Standards Development. 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, August 2016.

Shimizu, T. & Faraj, S. Who Becomes a Leader in a Nascent Online Community? 14th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Boston, MA, August 2016.

Shimizu, T. The Performance of Data-Driven Teams in Open Data Hackathon. 11th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Brighton, UK, July 2013.

Shimizu, T., Shoji, M., Matsumura, F., Takahashi, T., Kobayashi, I., Kato, F., Ueda, H., Fukami, Y. & Takeda, H. Bottom-up Activities for Linked Open Data, Open Government in Japan. Open Data on the Web Workshop, London, UK, April 2013.

Shimizu, T., & Kokuryo, J. Promoting Participation with Five-Stage Platform Modularity: Case Studies on Recovery after Great East Japan Earthquake. Pre-ICIS Workshop SIG Information Quality, Orlando, Florida, December 2012.