Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Organization
Tom Wurster is a senior partner and managing director in Boston Consulting Group's Los Angeles office. He joined BCG in 1978, and was elected vice president and director in 1985.
Mr. Wurster has extensive experience consulting to leading companies, with a particular focus on media and technology. Relevant recent assignments include restructuring program development and implementation, growth pathway identification and selection, and merger integration planning and implementation.
Mr. Wurster is co-author of the book Blown to Bits
(The Harvard Business School Press, October, 1999), on how digital technologies change business strategy. He is also co-author of two Harvard Business Review articles, Strategy and the New Economics of Information
and Getting Real about Virtual Commerce.
Mr. Wurster is a graduate of Cornell University, where he earned an AB in economics and mathematics with distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago and earned his PhD in economics from Yale University.
Mr. Wurster teaches "Insight to Outcome," which introduces students to an approach for getting from "strategic insight" to "desired outcome" and develops its practical application to a number of important business processes. Education
PhD Yale University
MBA University of Chicago
AB Cornell University