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Steve Berez

Partner, Boston

About Steve

Steve Berez is a partner based in our Boston office. He has been with the firm for 28 years.

He cofounded our Enterprise Technology practice and most recently was its Americas head. Steve is also a senior leader in our Agile Innovation and Healthcare practices.

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 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.

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