Julia Kotlarsky is a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand. She has worked previously at Aston University and University of Warwick in the UK. Julia has BSc and MSc degrees from Technion – Israeli Institute of Technology, and PhD from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands. Julia’s research interests revolve around technology sourcing and innovation in knowledge-intensive business services, and more recently, studying interface between artificial intelligence technologies and humans, and implications for design of work in organizations. Her work is based on research in companies such as Tata Consultancy Services, IBM, SAP, Infosys, Cognizant, Pactera, LeCroy, Lifewood as well as in banks such as ABM AMRO and Scandia. Julia’s consultancy work include advising on technology sourcing for government organizations in Philippines and Egypt. Her work was published in numerous journals including MIS Quarterly, European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Wall Street Journals and others. Julia is a regular presenter in international conferences and conventions. She has published 16 books, among them “The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoring” which is widely used by practitioners and academics for teaching in several universities around the world. Recently Julia was invited to develop an MIS Quarterly Research Curation on IS sourcing (2018), as a lead author: https://www.misqresearchcurations.org Julia is a President of a newly founded Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on Advances in Sourcing. She is the co-founder and the organizer of the annual Global Sourcing Workshop (www.globalsourcing.org.uk), now in its 14th year, and the co-founder of the Asia-Pacific Global Sourcing Conference (since 2016). Julia serves as a Senior Editor for the Journal of Information Technology, and a former Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly.