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Steve Berez

Partner, Boston

Firm veteran and prolific author with multifaceted Agile, technology and strategic digital expertise.

About Steve

Expertise

Highlights

  • Founder and former leader of our Enterprise Technology practice
  • Author of Doing Agile Right
  • Three decades of firm experience

Steve Berez is a partner based in our Boston office. He is a founder of our Enterprise Technology practice and was, until recently, its Americas head.

He is also a senior leader in our Agile Innovation and Healthcare practices.

Steve has been with our 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; pharmaceuticals; 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 is the co-author of Doing Agile Right: Transformation Without Chaos, published by the Harvard Business Review Press in 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.

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