Dr. Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane
Visiting Scholar, Professor and Author
Harvard Business School and Boston College
Dr. Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane is currently a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School. He is also Professor of Information Systems and Faculty Director of the Edmund H. Shea, Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He teaches about how companies can respond to digital disruption to undergraduate, graduate, and executive education students worldwide. Prof. Kane is the faculty lead of Boston College’s Tech Trek program, through which he takes students on immersive experiences of the startup ecosystems in San Francisco and New York City, meeting with executives from companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Airbnb, Uber, Sequoia Capital, and other lesser-known startups. He has worked with established companies such as Walmart, Caterpillar, MetLife, Deloitte, and Partners Healthcare on understanding and responding to digital disruption. He is currently an academic contributing editor at MIT-Sloan Management Review, and a senior editor at MIS Quarterly, the top academic journal in Information Systems. He has published over 100 papers, articles, and reports on these topics. He is also lead author of The Technology Fallacy: How People are the Real Key to Digital Transformation, published by MIT Press in April 2019.