Helmut Krcmar is a German Information Systems and Management scholar. He conducts research in the fields of digital transformation, information and knowledge management, platform-based ecosystems, management of IT-based services, e-government and computer-supported collaboration.

Helmut Krcmar studied business administration at the Universität des Saarlandes, where he later received a Ph.D. (1984). From 1987 to 2002 he held the Chair for Information Systems at the Universität Hohenheim. 2002 he was appointed to the Chair for Information Systems at TUM, which he held until 2020. Today, he leads the Krcmar Lab at the TUM Department of Informatics. In addition, he has a joint appointment to the TUM School of Management. He is Founding Dean and Delegate Officer of the President for TUM Campus Heilbronn.