John Rome is the Deputy Chief Information Officer and a 20+ year employee of Arizona State University. His career started at ASU in the University Technology Office (UTO) and he has worked closely with a variety of departments including: Data Administration, Institutional Research, the President's Office, Budget Department, and the Provost Office.
John has led ASU's Data Administration, UTO's Business Intelligence (BI), UTO's Application Development and ERP Systems (PeopleSoft), and UTO's Academic Technologies. John is a pioneer of data warehousing/BI in higher education, building ASU's first Data Warehouse around 1992. He also introduced dashboards to ASU in 2006. John has coached higher education institutions and industry on best practices, including the strategic importance of Bl. He is frequently asked to speak on the topic of analytics.
Mr. Rome has focused the last six years on dashboards/design/academic analytics and big data. As part of his role in UTO, John focuses his attention on architecting IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions based on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practice framework. Most recently, John headed the project to bring the ASU helpdesk back in-house as a keystone of its Sun Devil Service Culture.
Bachelor of Arts - Clarke University (Iowa)
Master of Business Administration - Arizona State University