Dr. Jeanne W. Ross
Director, Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)
MIT Sloan School of Management
Jeanne W. Ross is Director and Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School's Center for Information Systems Research where she lectures, conducts research, and directs executive education courses on IT management practices. Her research examines organizational and performance implications of enterprise initiatives related to enterprise architecture, IT governance, outsourcing, and business agility. Her work has appeared in major practitioner and academic journals, including Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, MISQ Executive, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Management Information Systems, IBM Systems Journal, and CIO Magazine. She is coauthor of two books: IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results and Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution through Harvard Business School Press. Her third book, IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain will be published in June 2009. Jeanne is a founding senior editor and former editor in chief of MIS Quarterly Executive.