Keri Pearlson

Executive Director of Cybersecurity
MIT Sloan

Dr. Keri E. Pearlson is an expert in the area of managing and using information, specializing in cybersecurity leadership.  She’s serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations and has worked with CIOs and executives from some of the largest corporations in the world.  Dr. Pearlson is a thought leader in cybersecurity culture, resilience, strategic advantage, supply chain, and board leadership. She specializes in helping IT executives prepare to participate in the strategy formulation processes with their executive peers. She’s a skilled relationship manager, an accomplished meeting facilitator, an entertaining public speaker, an often-sought-after information resource, a published author and a proven leader.

Her most recent work has been published in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Wall Street Journal, and many academic and practitioner outlets. She has also published many books on aspects of managing and using information systems. She has a doctorate in business administration (in MIS, management information systems) from the Harvard Business School and master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University. She’s the Executive Director of a research group at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS), and the President of KP Partners, a CIO advisory services firm.