Keri Pearlson

Dr. Keri PearlsonDr. Keri E. Pearlson is an expert in the area of managing and using information. She has worked with CIOs, CISOs and technology executives from some of the largest corporations in the world. She has expertise in helping executives create strategies to become Web 2.0-enabled enterprises, designing and delivering executive leadership programs, and managing multi-client programs on issues of interest to senior executives of information systems. She specializes in helping IT executives prepare to participate in the strategy formulation processes with their executive peers, specifically around building social business strategy.

Keri is a skilled relationship manager, an accomplished meeting facilitator, an often-sought-after information resource, and a proven leader. She currently holds the position of Executive Director of MIT Sloan School of Management’s cybersecurity consortium, the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ((IC)3). She’s the Founding Partner and President of KP Partners and the Research Director for the International Institute of Analytics (IIA) Analytics Leadership Consortium (ALC).

Keri has held various positions in academia and industry. She regularly works with CIOs and their leadership teams. She has designed programs for the CIO Executive Council at CIO Magazine. She’s an Adjunct professor at Babson College, in the Boston area, where she co-designed and teaches an Information Management and Social Business course in the Fast Track MBA program. Her past affiliations include nGenera (formerly the Concours Group), The Research Board (A CIO Think Tank), The University of Texas Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, AT&T and Hughes Aircraft Company. She’s widely published, including a text book, Managing and Using Information: A Strategic Approach, used in about 100 schools around the world, a trade book, Zero Time: Creating Instant Customer Value Every Time—All the Time, about providing instant customer value, and a variety of case studies, columns and articles.

Keri holds a Doctorate from Harvard Business School and a Masters and Bachelors from Stanford University. Keri is known for her extraordinary volunteer work, including leading a Girl Scout Troop for more than 10 years (and taking the girls to Belize to visit local Girl Guides), teaching leadership development classes to a local Austin non-profit since 2010, serving on the board of Austin Society for Information Management (SIM) and on the National Board of SIM as co-chair for programs. Keri is also on the board, and serves as the Interim CIO, for Shalom Austin, helping guide their digital and information systems strategy.

Visit Keri’s Blogs:

Accelerate IT: The Friday WRAP

Designing Instantly Responsive Organizations

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