MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
CIO Award Judge 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Speaker/Panel Team Member 2020, 2016, 2021 ()
Speaker/Panelist 2021, 2020, 2018, 2017
Open Discussion: Future of Work (2021)
Episode #3: The Post-Pandemic Workplace and Customer Experience (2020DLS)
Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution (2018)
Trusted Data: The Role of Blockchain, Secure Identity, and Encryption (2017)
Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger is Visiting Lecturer in MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a Fellow of the Initiative on the Digital Economy and of MIT Connection Science. He is Adjunct Professor at the Imperial College Business School and a member of the Advisory Board of its Data Science Institute.
He retired from IBM in 2007 after a 37 year career with the company, where his primary focus was on innovation and technical strategy. He led a number of IBM’s company-wide initiatives including the Internet and e-business, supercomputing and Linux. He’s been a strategic adviser at Citigroup and at HBO, and is currently an adviser at MasterCard.
Since 2005 Dr. Wladawsky-Berger has been writing a weekly blog, irvingwb.com, which has also been published in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal since 2012.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as a Fellow of London’s Royal Society of Arts. Dr. Wladawsky-Berger received an M.S. and a Ph. D. in physics from the University of Chicago.
- MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Press Release (2021-03-17)
- 8 lessons for IT chiefs: MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2018 (2018-05-25)
- Where does blockchain fit best? (2018-04-23)