Dr Will Venters

  • Associate Professor - Information Systems and Digital Innovation
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, UK
  • 25/07/2022
Researcher, Senior researcher, Advisor, Project lead Technology and Innovation

Personal Summary

Dr Will Venters is an Associate Professor in Information Systems and Digital Innovation within the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

He speaks regularly at practitioner conferences on various digital business issues, particularly around Digital Ecosystems, Digital Innovation and Cloud Computing; has briefed  European government policy makers and various company executives; and undertakes wide ranging consultancy in IT strategy and Digital transformation. His research interests include Digital Transformation, Digital Platforms and Ecosystems ,AI, and Agile innovation approaches. He has a first-class degree in computer science and a PhD in information systems. His research work has been published in major refereed journals including MIS Quarterly, Journal of Information Technology, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Information Systems Journal. He co-authored the Palgrave book “Moving to the Cloud Corporation” and is the author of a blog on digital technology www.binaryblurring.com and is an associate editor of the Journal Information Technology and People.

Work Experience

Digital Transformation Thought Leadership

Organisations I have worked with include (among others):

  • Accenture,
  • American Express,
  • The British Council,
  • BT,
  • Cambridge University Executive Education,
  • Chinese Construction Bank (CCB),
  • Danish Government,
  • Dell,
  • Diadrom.se,
  • European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD),
  • Fujitsu,
  • Fundación Ramón Areces,
  • The Future Factory,
  • GEMS,
  • Huawei,
  • NimbusNinety,
  • Rackspace,
  • Red Consultancy,
  • Roland Berger,
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
  • WorkFusion.


Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management