About Laura

Laura Whitaker is a Practice Manager with the Business Affairs Forum. She previously oversaw the IT Forum, leading research on data governance, information security management, and CIO development.

Prior to joining EAB, Laura was a Senior Director at EAB's sister company, CEB, working with technology executives at Fortune 1000 and public institutions. She delivered insights to clients in an array of industries across topics in IT leadership and strategy, business engagement, infrastructure service management, application process evolution, information security maturity improvement, enterprise architecture-business partnership, PMO agility, and more.

Laura also spent time with Hewlett Packard, managing server products for worldwide sales. With CEB, she staffed the Singapore office, performing market explorations for both multinationals and local companies.

Laura holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a bachelor’s degree in history from Princeton University.

Areas of Expertise

Administration and Finance, Administrative Service Delivery Models, Budgeting, Cost Savings, Budget Models and Cost Allocations,

Laura Whitaker

Practice Manager

Laura's Upcoming Events

Nov 8 2017

Insights from Information Technology Offices

During this session, we'll walk through some highlights of recent research for CIOs, where themes include integrating data and systems, building the IT staff of the future, and managing risk in the cloud era. More Register

Oct 11 2017

Insights from Academic Affairs

During this session, we'll walk through some highlights of recent research for provosts, where themes include measuring academic department performance against institutional goals, innovation in the arts & sciences, and faculty diversity. More Register

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