Keri Pearlson has held positions in academia and industry including Babson College, UTexas-Austin, Gartner’s Research Board, CSC, and AT&T. She founded KP Partners, a CIO advisory services firm. She is the Director of the International Institute of Analytics Leadership Consortium. Dr. Pearlson began her career at Hughes Aircraft Company as a systems analyst.
Dr. Pearlson’s research spans MIS, business strategy and organizational design. She is the co-author of Managing and Using Information: A Strategic Approach (6th ed) and of Zero Time: Providing Instant Customer Value. Her work has been published in Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, Information Resources Management Journal and by Harvard Business School Publishing.
Dr. Pearlson holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in MIS from Harvard Business School and a MS in Industrial Engineering and BS in Mathematics from Stanford. She’s the founding President of the Austin Society for Information Management(SIM) and was named “2014 National SIM Leader of the Year”.