Stephanie Woerner


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Stephanie L. Woerner is Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of MIT CISR. She is a renowned researcher and speaker, and coauthor of Future Ready: The Four Pathways to Capturing Digital Value and What's Your Digital Business Model? Six Questions to Help You Build the Next-Generation Enterprise, both published by Harvard Business Review Press.

Stephanie studies how companies use technology and data to create more effective business models as well as how they manage the associated organizational change and governance and strategy implications. She has a passion for measuring hard-to-assess digital factors and linking them to firm performance.

Stephanie’s research has appeared in such outlets as MIT Sloan Management ReviewCNBCForbes, Chief Executive, and CIO.

Stephanie has done presentations and workshops for top management teams and boards of large global firms, been a subject matter expert for The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council, and moderated a number of panels, including one on the future of financial services for the Federal Reserve.


"Replatforming: Securing Board and Top Management Team Buy-In."

Stephanie Woerner, Peter Reynolds, Michael Harte, and Peter Weill. MIT CISR Research Briefing XXII-8. Cambridge, MA: August 2022.

"Bancolombia: Coordinating Multiple Digital Transformations."

Diaz Baquero, Andrea Patricia and Stephanie L. Woerner, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6785-22. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, April 2022.

"Dashboarding Pays Off."

Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner. MIT CISR Research Briefing XXII-1. Cambridge, MA: January 2022.

"Does Your C-Suite Have Enough Digital Smarts?"

Weill, Peter, Stephanie Woerner, and Aman M. Shah. MIT Sloan Management Review, March 3, 2021.

"Hello Domains, Goodbye Industries."

Peter Weill, Stephanie Woerner, and Andrea Patricia Diaz Baquero. MIT CISR Research Briefing Vol. XXI-1. Cambridge, MA: January 2021.

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