Andrew Targowski
Andrew Targowski

Professor Emeritus, Western Michigan University

Honorary President of the Association of Children of the Polish Warsaw Uprising in the 1944.

Andrew Targowski was engaged in the development of societal computing in totalitarian Poland (INFOSTRADA network and Social Security # for 38 million citizens-PESEL, 1972).

He investigates the role of information-communication in enterprise, economy, civilization, and the universe. He introduced to the theory of civilization a new element which is infrastructure bedsides society and culture. Particularly information infrastructure (his specialty) dominates nowadays the civilizational activities and development.

During the 1990s, he was a director of the TeleCITY of Kalamazoo Project. Professor of business information systems at Western Michigan University. President of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (2007-2013). Former chairman of the Advisory Council of the Information Resources Management Association (1995-2005).