George Westerman‘s award-winning research, writing and speaking show senior executives how to drive competitive advantage through technology. As a Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy, he leads research programs on digital transformation, innovation, and IT leadership. He regularly conducts keynote presentations, senior executive workshops, and board presentations around the globe.
George’s books have received wide acclaim.
George has also written numerous contributions for publications such as Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Technology Business Management Council and Co-Chairman of the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards. Prior to earning a doctorate from Harvard Business School in 2002, George gained more than thirteen years of experience in product development and technology management roles.
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George Westerman is a principal research ccientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy, co-author the book “Leading Digital,” and the Digital C-Suite Academic Advisor for the CIO...
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George Westerman, Research Scientist at MIT Sloan Center for Digital Business, discusses Transforming the IT Function through Increased Transparency.
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