MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
CIO Award Team Member 2016 (Co-chair), 2015 (Co-chair)
Speaker/Panelist 2016, 2015
Leading Digital: A Manifesto for IT and Business Executives (2015)
George Westerman is a Research Scientist with the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. His research and teaching focus on digital technology leadership and innovation.
George has written numerous contributions for publications ranging from Sloan Management Review to Organization Science to The Wall Street Journal. He is co-author of two respected books: The Real Business of IT: How CIOs Create and Communicate Value, named the #1 Book of 2009 in its field, and IT Risk: Turning Business Threats Into Competitive Advantage, named one of the top five books of 2007. He is coauthor of a new book, Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation, which was published in October 2014.
George regularly conducts keynote presentations and senior executive workshops with companies around the world. Prior to earning a Doctorate from Harvard Business School, George gained more than 13 years of experience in product development and technology leadership roles.
- CIO advice: How to build skills for a digital future (2016-06-22)
- Making room for the Millennial generation (2016-06-07)
- Falling into the tech skills gap? Try a new recruiting tack (2016-05-31)
- MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Announces Winner of the 2016 CIO Leadership Award (2016-05-18)
- What Is Driving the Digital Economy? (2016-04-07)
- Leading Digital: Q&A with George Westerman (2016-02-12)
- Call for Nominations: The 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award (2016-01-19)
- CIO is pushing the right buttons (2015-10-30)
- Blurring the Lines Between IT and Business (2015-05-22)
- From Digitally Disrupted to Digital Master (2015-05-21)
- MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Announces Winner of the 2015 CIO Leadership Award (2015-05-20)