Technology Strategy Consulting combines decades of hands-on and executive experience in high-tech industries with proven strategic tools to assist executives in making sound strategic decisions...quickly.
B.S., 1994, Linfield; M.S., 1997, Oregon
Areas of Interest:
CIO leadership; IT strategy; external analysis; internal assessment
Information Systems and Management, Business Continuity Planning, Information Visualization, Information Design and Communication
CIO: Influence without Authority; Year 2000 Strategies; The New CIO: Managing Information Technology Today for Excellence and Sustainability in the Future
AIM affiliation since 1998.
Kelly Brown has twenty-six years experience with Hewlett-Packard, retiring in 2007 as the worldwide information technology infrastructure manager for the inkjet printing operation. In this role, Kelly had responsibility for establishing and executing strategy for computing infrastructure in Europe, Asia, and North America for inkjet manufacturing, both internal and contract.
As a technology strategy consultant, Kelly specializes in optimizing computing infrastructure and applications to match business needs and constraints. He takes a keen interest not only in IT operations but also in how IT provides strategic value to an operation, now and in the future.
Kelly began teaching for the UO Applied Information Management Master's Degree Program in 1998 and has taught courses in information technology management, technology strategy, business continuity and disaster recovery planning and business management. He currently serves as the AIM Academic Director, beginning in Fall 2012. In this role he oversees curriculum development, faculty and student participation, and program policy.
Besides working and teaching, Kelly has interest in scouting and his beloved Harleys.