Ronald E. Morgan serves as the Director of Technology for Franklin University’s Center for Professional Training and Development. Prior to his current role, Ron served one year as Dean of Academic Services & Innovation, three years as the Chief Information Officer and three years as the Program Chair for the undergraduate Management Information Sciences program with responsibility for the Technology Leadership Focus in the MBA program.
Ron is a seasoned information technology executive with more than 30 years of experience, 20 in senior management roles. His professional focus has been to add value to business operations and deliver information critical to the needs of executive decision-makers by focusing on the external customer and ensuring the alignment of information with business objectives.
Ron has applied his ability to analyze, strategize, organize and manage processes and people in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, distribution, consumer goods, manufacturing and software development. He has B.S. (University of Delaware) and M.S. (Kansas State University) degrees in Computer Science and an MBA (University of Chicago) in Finance and Marketing.
Past professional positions include Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for DuPont Pharmaceuticals in Wilmington, Delaware, Chief Information Officer for PurchasingFirst.com, in Dublin, Ohio, and Senior Vice President of MIS for the Distribution division of Cardinal Health in Dublin, Ohio. Ron enjoyed 15 years with Monsanto Corporation’s NutraSweet division as Director of Competitive Intelligence and as the Senior Director of Information Systems for the Searle Pharmaceuticals Division.
Married with two children, Ron currently resides in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.