Darren Meister

Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

Darren Meister a Fellow with Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices. He is the John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation at the Ivey Business School and Western University. As the Thompson Chair, Darren leads efforts to integrate engineering and business perspectives on current business opportunities. His interests focus on technology-based entrepreneurship and the interactions between the founding team and early customers. This work is based on his long-standing interests in the role of technology in enhancing organizational effectiveness, specifically as it concerns innovation processes. His research work is conducted within companies in close cooperation with practitioners. A frequent case writer, he has also published peer-reviewed research in Management Science, MIS Quarterly and other leading journals and conferences. He was a Rotary International Foundation scholar, attending the University of Cambridge. Subsequently, he earned his PhD at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Dr. Meister can be reached at experts@cutter.com.