CIO Symposium Contributor


Peter Weill


MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2014, 2015


Peter Weill is the Chairman of the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises. Weill joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2000 to become director of MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). MIT CISR is funded by 90 corporate sponsors and patrons, and undertakes practical research on how firms generate business value from digitization. As chair, Weill focuses on globalizing the center’s research and delivery. In 2008, Ziff Davis recognized Weill as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic.

His award-winning books, journal articles, and case studies have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, the Sloan Management Review, and The Wall Street Journal. Weill has co-authored five best-selling books published by Harvard Business School Press, including IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain, Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution, and IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results.

Weill presents executive and MBA programs on digital transformation, and in 2007 received an MIT Sloan Outstanding Teacher Award. Weill works regularly on digitization issues with the senior leadership of corporations and governments.