Sourcing Decisions 2017

Sourcing Decisions 2017

Dr. Ron Babin

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Dr. Ron Babin, Professor, Ryerson University

Dr Ron Babin is an Associate Professor in the Ted Rogers School of IT Management.  He joined Ryerson University in 2006 after a 30 year professional career in IT and Management Consulting.  Prior to joining Ryerson, Dr Babin was a strategy consultant at Accenture and at KPMG.

His research is focused on global outsourcing of IT and business processes.  He examines the social and environmental impacts of global IT outsourcing and has published several books, journal articles and conference papers on this topic.  His research on this topic began with his doctoral studies and thesis at the University of Manchester.

Within the industry he maintains his knowledge currency through teaching executive education at the Centre for Outsourcing Research and Education (CORE) and at the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). Finally, Dr Babin is an Adjunct Researcher with the International Data Corporation (IDC), IT Executive Program where he conducts research and writes about Vendor and Sourcing Management strategies.

Dr Babin is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and is a Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP).  He is an Academic Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI).

At Ryerson University Dr Babin is an engaged community member.  He is a member of Ryerson Senate, is an executive on the Ryerson Faculty Association and is a member of the Ryerson Pension Committee.  At Ryerson he has coached and coordinated several student case competitions, including the Symcor Case Competition, the JDC competition, the Queen’s University ICBC competition and the Simon Fraser University Case IT competition.