Howard Rubin - Presenter
Dr. Howard A. Rubin is professor emeritus of Computer Science at Hunter College of the City University of New York and a former Nolan Norton Research Fellow. Dr. Rubin is internationally recognized for his work academically and commercially as an author, researcher, speaker, and consultant in the areas of IT measurement, techno-business strategy, global software economics, the workforce of the future, the business value of technology, and performance measurement/benchmarking. Through his product experience and research, Dr. Rubin has collected data and organized it into what may well be the world's largest information technology benchmarking and trend-tracking IT and business database. It draws on data gathered through a network of more than 30,000 professionals in about 10,000 companies covering 50 countries. In 2001, Dr. Rubin received the PWC Outsourcing World Achievement Award for his work on outsourcing benchmarking, metrics, and fluid contracting. In addition, in 2001, CIO Magazine recognized him as one of the top innovation 'gurus.' Dr. Rubin holds a Ph.D. from the City University of New York, in the areas of biology (ecology/oceanography) and computer science.