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Dr. George Westerman


Dr. George Westerman
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
Founder and Principal Research Scientist, Global Opportunity Initiative

Dr. George Westerman works at the dynamic intersection of executive leadership and technology strategy. During more than 20 years with MIT, he has written three award-winning books, including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation. As a pioneering researcher on digital transformation, George has published papers in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and other top journals.  He is now focused on helping employers, educators, and other groups to rethink the process of workforce learning around the world through the Global Opportunity Initiative.

George is co-chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards, a member of the Digital Strategy Roundtable for the US Library of Congress, and digital learning strategy advisor to the World Health Organization Academy. 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 a dozen years of experience in product development and technology leadership roles.