Kathy Curley, Executive Consortium Member

Kathy Curley53 Baystate Rd. Rm. 507
Boston, MA 02215



Kathleen Foley Curley is a businessperson, technologist and thought leader in the areas of collaborative software, knowledge management and technology strategies that contribute to business value. Currently she is a Research Professor at Boston University’s School of Management. Prior to accepting her current position, Dr. Curley was Senior Vice President and Chief Community Builder at CommuniSpace Corporation, where she was responsible for the implementation of 35 virtual communities at client sites generating 100% year over year revenue growth. Before joining CommuniSpace, she was Chief Knowledge Management strategist for the IBM Software Group, responsible for articulating and integrating the KM and eBusiness strategies for this $14 billion division of IBM. Prior to that position, Dr. Curley was Executive Director of the Lotus Institute, where her work focused on launching products from Lotus Institute which included TeamRoom, Lotus LearningSpace and Raven, Lotus’s KM platform. Dr. Curley began her career as an academic and was a tenured Professor at Northeastern University for 12 years prior to returning to industry. She received her AB with Honors in Economics from Smith College and both her MBA and DBA degrees from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.