Researcher Profiles
Kirt Mead
Senior Research Consultant, Leading Edge Forum

Kirt is a Senior Consultant for Leading Edge Forum, where his research and advisory work addresses issues at the interface between IT and the business, in particular the business relationship management (BRM) role.  He is a leading member of the LEF BRM training instructor team and has developed and delivered programs to many clients both in the US and Europe.  Kirt is the author or co-author of multiple research reports including Leveraging 'The Matrix' - Digital Ecosytem Dynamics and Strategies Outside-in BRM - Turning Relationship Managers into Digital Leaders and Revitalizing the Enterprise Skill Set.

Kirt is an experienced consultant in innovation, IT strategy, business transformation, and advanced organization, and has been working with American and European multinationals for over 30 years. Prior to joining the LEF he was a partner in a number of advisory and consulting firms, notably CSC Index whose research programme was the foundation of the LEF.

Kirt holds a PhD from MIT, a Masters from Stanford, and a BA from Wesleyan University.  He speaks fluent French and German.

 

   

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Revitalizing the Enterprise Skill Set - Overview of Research Results

/ KIRT MEAD

Ten Techniques for Building Personal Impact in the Business Relationship Manager (BRM) Role

05 JAN 2017 / KIRT MEAD

Raising IT’s Game Through BRM

08 AUG 2016 / ROBINA CHATHAM, KIRT MEAD

Playing Digital – Digital Leadership Playing Cards

27 APR 2016 / KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA

Raising Your Organization’s Digital IQ – Presented on 11 November 2015 at European LEF Executive Forum, London

13 NOV 2015 / LEMUEL LASHER, SIMON WARDLEY, KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA, LIAM MAXWELL, BOB BARKER, MARK KENNEDY, THOMAS POWER, EDWARD HESS, RICHARD BHANAP, RICHARD DAVIES

PRESS ARTICLES

The Advent of Outside-in IT and How it Changes the Relationship with Business
Computer Weekly (Jul 2014)
Enterprise IT Skills Must Keep Pace with Game-Changing Technologies
Computer Weekly (Aug 2013)