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.
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.
Product Management Director
Global Account Executive
Bank of America
Various - Database Engineer, Application Development, Sales/Marketing
Infrastructure and Operations Leaders
Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Management
M.B.A., Indiana University
B.S., MSIS, The Pennsylvania State University
1Help clients who are bereft of real DR capabilities.
2Help clients decide between build/buy DR options related to both automation and cloud targets.
3Consult clients whether a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) provider may be appropriate and help ensure they receive a fair deal.
4Help clients expand beyond traditional DR to address emerging challenges related to IT resiliency.