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Chuck Gibson

Member Services, Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management

Chuck Gibson is an independent consultant and teacher, associated with the Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management.  He was a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan for thirteen years, teaching at executive, MBA, and undergraduate levels. His career includes being a Senior Vice President at CSC Index, management consulting, for seventeen years, and an Associate Professor in organizational behavior and IT management at the Harvard Business School for nine years. Chuck’s publications include the books, The Information Imperative (with Barbara Jackson), 1987, and Managing Organizational Behavior, 1980, and over twenty articles and thirty case studies.  His “Managing the Four Stages of EDP Growth” (with Richard Nolan), Harvard Business Review, 1974, is attributed with pioneering research and management practice in IT management. “IT-enabled Business Change: An Approach to Understanding and Managing Risk”, MIS Quarterly Executive, 2003, summarizes his work on leading IT-driven organizational change. He holds a PhD from the Sloan School, MIT, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BE from Yale.  He is on the Advisory Board of ICEX, Inc., and also of Grupo Plenia Locatel, a retail health-products firm operating globally.  He has served on the Advisory Boards of ICEX, Inc., and the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and the Board of Directors of the Squam Lakes Association. Chuck and his wife Joanne live in Concord, Massachusetts and have three children and ten grandchildren.  He enjoys hiking, birding, sculling, and tennis.  He is fluent in Spanish.