Ron has many years of experience in corporate strategy, technology strategic planning, and program management across various industries. He is an Intel Corporation Education Accelerator Mentor. An advisor to the technology community, he is currently working with GSV Capital backed company, Clever. Prior to that he was the CIO of the second largest K-12 computing enterprise in the US (K-12 student enrollment: 640,000) with a staff of approximately 700 FTE’s and a $500M budget.
Ron was the Chief Technology Officer at Oakland Unified School District before LAUSD and concurrently was the founding Managing Principal of NMA Consulting. His previous posts include SVP & CIO at Irwin Union Bank and various management roles leading technology and strategic change client engagements at Accenture and Price Waterhouse Coopers. An electrical engineer by trade, Ron managed design teams in the aerospace industry in his previous life.
Ron holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
A transplant to California from New York, Ron enjoys year round golfing and wild Alaskan salmon.