As a director of research in the IT Forum, Ron Yanosky contributes to the forum’s research in areas including IT strategic planning, IT governance, and performance management. He is a frequent visitor to EAB’s member campuses, where he gives presentations, facilitates discussions, and leads workshops. Ron has been a technologist, academic, and researcher. Prior to joining EAB, he was a senior consultant at Richard Katz and Associates, where he worked on IT strategy projects with an international clientele of higher education institutions. Before that, as a research fellow and deputy director at the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research, he oversaw ECAR’s research operations and authored major studies on topics in higher education IT. Ron came to EDUCAUSE from Gartner Inc., where he was a principal analyst on the higher education team. During the 1990s, Ron was an assistant professor of history at Harvard University, where he taught American history.
Ron earned his B.A. in history at the University of Arizona and M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkeley.