George Westerman Keynote Speaker

  • Author, "Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation" (2014)
  • Principal Research Scientist, MIT
  • Sits on the Board of Directors, Technology Business Management Council

George Westerman's Biography

George Westerman Speaker Profile:

George Westerman is a Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy.  His research and teachings primarily 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 widely and highly respected books:  “The Real Business of IT:  How CIOs Create and Communicate Value” (2009), named the #1 Book of 2009 in its field, and “IT Risk:  Turning Business Threats Into Competitive Advantage” (2007), named one of the top five books of 2007.

He is also the co-author of a recently published book, “Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation” (2014). Westerman regularly conducts keynote presentations and senior executive workshops with Fortune 500 companies locally and 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 at various corporations. George serves on the Board of Directors of the Technology Business Management Council, co-chairs the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership awards, and advises senior executive teams around the world.

His speaking topics include:

  • Business technology
  • The future of business
  • The use of alternative technology in the workplace

For availability and speaker fees, please contact George Westerman’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.

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Videos of George Westerman

MIT | George Westerman: What It Takes
MIT | George Westerman: What It Takes
MITSMR | Leading Your Company's Digital Transformation
MITSMR | Leading Your Company's Digital Transformation
Cisco | The Future of IT: A Discussion with Dr. George Westerman
Cisco | The Future of IT: A Discussion with Dr. George Westerman

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