Leslie Owens

Executive Director

MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research

Symposium Roles
CIO Award Judge 2017, 2016
Speaker/Panelist 2016
Panels Participated in
The Perfect CIO: Empowering Business Partners and Serving Customers (2016)

Leslie joined the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2015 as a senior lecturer and executive director of MIT CISR. She oversees CISR’s operations and is responsible for optimizing the impact of CISR research findings with academics, executives, and the general public. She also serves as a faculty mentor for a Sloan Action Learning course on enterprise transformation.

Leslie has worked in business technology for over twenty years as a practitioner, research analyst, and consultant. Before MIT CISR, she was a vice president and research director at Forrester Research where she managed a team of analysts and was responsible for leading research projects, delivering research and consulting services to clients, and speaking at major industry events.