Joe Peppard

Joe Peppard

Joe Peppard is a visiting professor at ESMT Berlin and Principal Research Scientist, Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor at the University of South Australia.

With his reference discipline in information systems, Joe researches, teaches, and consults in the domains of IT leadership, digital strategy and innovation, the execution of digital transformation programs, and in the role, structure, and capabilities of the IT unit in contemporary organ izations. In an industry powered by fear, uncertainty, and doubt, and where hype is all too common place, he seeks to help business and IT leaders make sense of it all and navigate an appropriate route through what is an increasingly complex landscape. His research focuses on con temporary issues and challenges that mangers face in an environment of accelerating technological change.

Findings from his studies have been published in leading journals such as the European Journal of Information Systems, MIS Quarterly Executive, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Harvard Business Review. He is associate editor of the International Journal on IT/Business Alignment and Governance, and an editorial board member of the European Management Journal, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and MIS Quarterly Executive.

In his consulting, Joe has worked closely with senior executives and board members of large, complex organizations in both the public and private sectors, advising them on IT and strategyrelated matters, leveraging informa tion, and on how to unlock business value from their IT investments. He also works with a number of technology companies by helping them with their strategies, market positioning, and growth.

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