2018 AzAIR Keynote Speaker

John Rome is the Deputy CIO and Business Intelligence Strategist at Arizona State University (ASU). He is an experienced IT leader, educator, consultant, technologist and innovator with a long history of working in higher education. John is a pioneer of data warehousing in higher education, building ASU's data warehouse in the early 1990’s. He is also an instructor in the ASU W.P. Carey School of Business, teaching a big data course. His areas of expertise include information technology strategy, analytics/business intelligence, data governance, organization development, program management, big data, public cloud development and deployment, and most recently, voice-enabled interfaces. His special interests include student mentoring and learning science. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clarke University (Iowa) and a MBA from Arizona State University and is a two-time recipient of ASU’s President’s Award for Innovation.