Chairman & Senior Research Scientist
MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)
Peter Weill is the Chairman of MIT CISR which studies and works with companies on how to transform for success in the digital era. MIT CISR has ~100 company members globally who use, debate, support and participate in the research. His current research projects are identifying the successful pathways for digital business transformation and determining the role of Executive Committees and Boards in leading their companies to be top performers in a digital economy. He has published a series of scholarly articles and coauthored award-winning books and “best-selling” books published by Harvard Business School Press entitled: “IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain” (2009) CIO Insight’s #1 must-read, “Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution” (2006), “IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results” (2004), and “Leveraging the New Infrastructure: How market leaders capitalize on information technology” (1998). Peter’s coauthored book “Place to Space: Migrating to eBusiness Models”, (2001) won one of the Library Journal of America’s best business book of the year awards and was reviewed by The New York Times. Peter has worked on digitization issues with the executive committees and Boards of more than 40 companies globally. He's spoken at any meetings including the CEO summits for Microsoft, IBM and SAP and the International Monetary Conference, as well as workshops for Boards and management teams of companies including Australian Super, Aetna, ANZ, Avanade, Banco do Brasil, BBVA, BCG, BT, CEMEX, LKK, LTI, IBM, Microsoft, National Australia Bank, OECD, Principal Financial Group, P&G, Raytheon, Schneider Electric, State Street Corporation, TCS, and World Bank.