Ming-Hui Huang, the Editor-in-Chief-Elect of the Journal of Service Research (JSR), has announced her leadership team for JSR.

Werner Kunz (University of Massachusetts Boston) will join the team of JSR as Senior Editor for Marketing. Werner Kunz is Professor of Marketing and Director of the Digital Media Lab at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research focuses on digital & social media, robotic & AI, social media, service technology & innovation. His work has been published in leading journals, such as the International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Retailing, Tourism Management, British Journal of Management, and Journal of Service Management, and was awarded multiple times. He earned his PhD from the Ludwig-Maximillian’s-University in Munich and is current board member of the Service Research Special Interest Group (SERVSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA). At JSR Werner Kunz will take care of the area of marketing, communication and public relationship to continuously strengthen the position of JSR as top-tier journal.

Edward Malthouse (Northwestern University), Stephanie Noble (University of Tennessee), and Martin Wetzels (Maastricht University) will serve as Co-Editors of JSR.

Edward Malthouse, the Erastus Otis Haven Professor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, and Integrated Marketing Communications, and Industrial Engineering. His expertise focuses on engagement and using consumer big data to improve service. He is Research Director of Northwestern’s Spiegel Center, and he has won best article awards from several journals. His editorial experience includes six years as Co-Editor of the Journal of Interactive Marketing and co-editing two special issues of the Journal of Advertising. He earned a PhD in Statistics from Northwestern. He has consulted with companies including AT&T, Accenture, Capitol One, and Inmar.

Stephanie Noble is the Proffitt’s Professor in Marketing, and William B. Stokely Faculty Research Fellow at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. Her research focuses on customer experience management in front-line service and retailing. She has published in many top journals, including JSR, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, JAMS, as well as leading managerial journals such as the Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. She has served as Area Editor for JAMS and the Journal of Retailing. Her consulting experience includes such companies as Viking Corporation, Hollywood Casino and Resorts, Food Lion, and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.

Martin Wetzels is Professor in Marketing and Supply Chain Research at the School Business and Economics of Maastricht University, the Netherlands. His research focuses on service teams, service technology, service innovation and unstructured data. His work has been published in leading journals, such as the Journal of Service ResearchJournal of MarketingJournal of Consumer ResearchManagement ScienceMIS Quarterly, JAMS, and Journal of Retailing. His research has been conducted in cooperation with numerous international companies.

Since its inception in 1998, JSR has consistently been the top-cited and most prestigious service research journal. It is currently the 11th highest-cited journal in all of business, according to the Web of Science.