Author Profile

Ron Blair

Ron Blair

VP Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  26 years' experience

Location:  DE USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Ron Blair is a Research Director of Infrastructure Strategies for IT Leadership within Gartner. Mr. Blair's current coverage is focused on helping clients cost effectively improve IT disaster recovery capabilities and address emerging challenges related to IT resiliency.


Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Blair was a Global Product Director in the service provider arena and focused on creating various "as a service" offerings. Areas of responsibility included idea generation, business case creation and funding, development, pricing, vendor partnering, sales enablement, marketing and delivery readiness.

Professional Background

  • Bank of America, Various - Database Engineer, Application Development, Sales/Marketing, 7 years
  • CSC, Global Account Executive, 5 years
  • CSC, Product Management Director, 8 years


  • B.S., MSIS, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A., Indiana University