Dr. Pinsonneault is the Imasco Chair of Information Systems and James McGill Professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Dr. Pinsonneault won several awards for his research and teaching. In 1990, he was awarded the prestigious Doctoral Award of the International Center for Information Technology and MCI Communications in the U.S.A. and was named the Person of the Week by La Presse newspaper in 1991. In 1993 he was named the most promising HEC graduate by the alumni, and in 1995, he won the Gaëtan Morin Award as the most promising young researcher at HEC. In 1997, he was awarded the CDROM-SNI Award for the best pedagogical material that used information technology at HEC. He also won the Prix Releve de l'Excellence for the Public sector and the Special Jury Award as the most promising alumni of the HEC Alumni association in 1993.
His current research interests include the organizational and individual impacts of information technology, electronic commerce, the strategic alignment of information technology, group support systems and the impact of IT in the health sector. He has published papers in Management Science, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, the Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and the European Journal of Operational Research. He is a member of the editorial board of seven journals, including MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, and Information Systems Research.