Leslie Owens

Executive Director

MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research

Symposium Roles
CIO Award Judge 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Speaker/Panel Team Member 2020
Speaker/Panelist 2019, 2016
Panels Participated in

Leslie Owens joined the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2015 as a senior lecturer and executive director of MIT CISR. She oversees CISR’s operations and is responsible for optimizing the impact of CISR research findings with academics, executives, and the general public. Ms. Owens also serves as a faculty mentor for a Sloan Action Learning course on enterprise transformation.

Ms. Owens has worked in business technology for over twenty years as a practitioner, research analyst, and consultant. Before MIT CISR, she was a vice president and research director at Forrester Research where she managed a team of analysts and was responsible for leading research projects, delivering research and consulting services to clients, and speaking at major industry events.