Steve Berez is a partner based in our Boston office. He is a founder of Bain's Enterprise Technology practice and was most recently its Americas head.
Steve first joined Bain in 1980 and has been with the firm for nearly 30 years. Over the past decade, he has helped dozens of firms across industries and around the world improve the speed, agility, and effectiveness of their technology-based innovation.
Steve has driven agile transformations for industry leaders in health, P&C and life insurance; healthcare delivery; retail banking; consumer and industrial products; retail; transportation; and technology. He also has deep experience in technology strategy and operating model redesign, especially in the context of digital strategy and innovation; software engineering and product management; architecture transformation and complexity reduction, including cloud adoption and core systems modernization; and technology-enabled growth strategy.
Steve’s forthcoming book, Doing Agile Right: Transformation Without Chaos, will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in May 2020.
His recent articles include “Agile Is Not Enough” (Sloan Management Review), “It’s Time to Rethink the IT Talent Model” (Sloan Management Review), “How Agile Is Powering Healthcare Innovation” (In Vivo), “How to Plan and Budget for Agile at Scale” (Bain.com) and “Four Myths of Digital Transformation: What Only 8% of Companies Know” (Bain.com).
Steve received an MBA from Stanford University, where he was named a Miller Scholar. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received MIT’s highest award, the Compton Prize. He has agile certifications in Scrum and SAFe.
- “Develop Agility That Outlasts the Pandemic,” HBR.org, mayo 2020, Article
- “The Agile C-Suite,” Harvard Business Review, abril 2020, Article
- “How to Plan and Budget for Agile at Scale,” Brief, octubre 2019
- “Four Myths of Digital Transformation: What Only 8% of Companies Know,” Article, junio 2019
- “How Agile Is Powering Healthcare Innovation,” Brief, junio 2019