Dr. George Westerman

Senior Lecturer

MIT Sloan School of Management

Symposium Roles
CIO Award Team Member 2019 (Co-chair), 2018 (Co-chair), 2017 (Co-chair), 2016 (Co-chair), 2015 (Co-chair)
Speaker/Panelist 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Panels Participated in
Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2019)
Creating a Digital Culture (2018)
Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2018)
The CIO Adventure: Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2017)
Preparing for the Future of Work (2017)
Developing your Organization’s Skills for the Digital Future (2016)
Leading Digital: A Manifesto for IT and Business Executives (2015)
Bio

Dr. George Westerman works at the dynamic intersection of executive leadership and technology strategy.  During more than 16 years with MIT Sloan School of Management, he has written three award-winning books, including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation. As a pioneering researcher on digital transformation, He has published papers in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, and other top journals.  Book: Leading DigitalHe is now launching a new MIT initiative focused on rethinking the process of workforce learning around the world.

He is co-chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards, faculty advisor to (and former member of) the Board of Directors for the Technology Business Management Council, and a member of the Digital Strategy Roundtable for the US Library of Congress.  He works frequently with senior management teams and industry groups around the world. Prior to earning a Doctorate from Harvard Business School, he gained more than 13 years of experience in product development and technology leadership roles.

 

 

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