Dr Wegene Demeke, PhD, MSc, BEng (Hons), FHEA is a researcher and lecturer in Information Systems in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University.
His main area of interest is the impact of technology on individual, organisations and society.
He has a background in information systems and has an active interest in how adoption/non-adoption and use of ICT impact on organisations, individuals and on the society at large.
He is an active researcher in the area of in Information Systems Management, information ethics, adoption and use of ICT in an organisation.
He is a member of the Center for Social Informatics research group. His current projects include investigating the extent of how participatory budgeting in Sao Paulo helps the very poor in the city. The second project he is currently researching is on how ICT can assist in improving health outcomes for communities living in remote parts of Ethiopia.
He teaches in the information systems group in the area of Information systems and related areas.
Demeke is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.