Leslie Willcocks

Leslie P. Willcocks has an international reputation for his work on global management, outsourcing, e-business, information management, IT evaluation, strategic IT, and organizational change. He is a Professor of Technology Work and Globalization in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dr. Willcocks also heads LSE's Outsourcing Unit Research Centre. For the past 25 years, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology and is coauthor of 45 books, including Moving to the Cloud Corporation, The Rise of Legal Services Outsourcing, and Nine Keys to World Class BPO. Dr. Willcocks has also published over 230 papers in journals such as Harvard Business ReviewSloan Management ReviewCalifornia Management Review, and MISQ Executive. He has delivered company executive programs worldwide, is a regular keynote speaker at international practitioner and academic conferences, and has been retained as an advisor and expert witness by major corporations and government institutions. His newest books include Service Automation and Global Outsourcing Discourse: Exploring Modes of IT Governance. Dr. Willcocks was inducted into the IAOP Hall of Fame in 2014. He can be reached at l.p.willcocks at lse.ac.uk.