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.

Publications

"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.

"Assessing the Impact of a Digitally Savvy Board on Company Performance."

Weill, Peter, Thomas Apel, Stephanie L. Woerner, and Jennifer Banner, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6762-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2019.

"Digital Transformation at KPN: Navigating Organizational Disruption."

van der Meulen, Nick, Peter Weill, and Stephanie L. Woerner, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6760-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2018.

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