Michael Siegel

Principal Research Scientist Management Science


Michael Siegel

Michael Siegel is a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is currently the Co-Director of the PROductivity from Information Technology (PROFIT) Project.  Siegel’s research interests include the integration and use of information from multiple and the use of modeling and data analytics to analyze complex systems.

His work has been published in areas including the use of information technology in financial risk management and global financial systems, cybersecurity, applications of computation social science to analyze state stability, digital business, financial account aggregation, healthcare information systems, heterogeneous database systems, managing data semantics, query optimization, intelligent database systems, and learning in database systems.

He received his BS in engineering from Trinity College (1977), an MS in engineering from the Solar Energy Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1980), and an MA and PhD in computer science from Boston University (1989).

Faculty Media

  • Casting the Dark Web in a New Light

    By examining cybercrime through a value-chain lens, we can better understand how the ecosystem works and find new strategies for combating it.


Contact Information

Phone: (617) 253-2937
Fax: (617) 452-3231
Email: msiegel@mit.edu
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Teaches In

Cybersecurity Leadership for Non-Technical Executives Nov 14-15, 2019 | Apr 7-8, 2020 | Jun 11-12, 2020 | Oct 27-28, 2020

Cybersecurity for Managers: A Playbook (online) Oct 30-Dec 17, 2019 | Feb 19-Apr 7, 2020 | Apr 22-Jun 9, 2020 | Jun 24-Aug 11, 2020

Fighting cybercrime requires a new kind of leadership

In today’s landscape of escalating cybercrime, resiliency calls for a new kind of leadership and cybersafe culture, requiring the active engagement of both technical and non-technical management.