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Board of Education

 The Iasa Board of Education (BOE) is a group of volunteer practitioners and leaders in a range of industries (Corporate, Universities, Government).  The purpose of the Lead BOE is to govern, review and approve ongoing activities/projects within the working groups – Curriculum, Accreditation, Certification.

The Business/ IT Architect Profession

  • Architects create value for their employer/clients
  • There is a thriving community of architects
  • Certification matters
  • Certification credentials are mutually recognized

What is the BOE's Role?

  • Identify skill sets
  • Create and maintain education program
  • Create and maintain certification programs
  • Monitor re-certification requirements and status
  • Create and maintain accreditation standards
  • Review and accredit college and university programs
  • Create and maintain mentoring program
Board of Education Vision

The Iasa Board of Education (BOE) is a group of volunteer practitioners and leaders in a range of industries (Corporate, Universities, Government).  The purpose of the Lead BOE is to govern, review and approve ongoing activities/projects within the working groups – Curriculum, Accreditation, Certification.


Leadership

Scott Whitmire - IASA Fellow & Chairman

 

Certified professional IT architect with more than 30 years of experience in Enterprise-Level Systems Architecture, Software Development Leadership, measurement and optimization of architectures and systems designs, corporate performance measurement, development, enhancement, and orchestration of technical products/platforms, multi-million technical projects, cross-functional teams, organizational objectives, bottom line results, and delivery of breakthrough products for future growth. 

Miriam Grace - Iasa Fellow and Curriculum Committee Chair

 

Miriam Grace is a Senior Systems Architect with Boeing’s Enterprise Information Technology organization and is a member of the Boeing Technical Excellence Fellowship. She is the Chief Architect for the Sales, Business Development, Marketing, and Business Development Domain, which consists of Advanced Analytics and Customer Engagement related business functions across major Boeing Business Units, as well as Brand and Market Positioning, and the Airplane Production and Rate Management functions for Boeing Commercial Airplane.Miriam is an Iasa Fellow and member of the Iasa Board of Education where she has served as the Chair of the Curriculum Committee since its inception in 2007. Miriam has been a part of Iasa since 2005, starting with serving as co-editor of the original Iasa Newsletter, and contributing many articles and thought pieces over the years to the Iasa Book of Knowledge. Miriam designed the very first course for Iasa on Whole Systems Design in 2008. Miriam is a published author, holds a Master’s in Whole Systems Design, and a Ph.D. in Leadership from a Design Perspective. Miriam has taught at the graduate level and is deeply engaged in evangelizing for the profession of Business Architect at Boeing. Miriam also has a rich history at Boeing in the establishment of Business Architecture as a foundation to any IT Architecture work. Miriam teaches on how to create and sustain a culture of innovation at Boeing and advocates for the vital role that mentoring and partnering play in the institutionalization of that culture. 

Lewis Curtis - Accreditation Committee Chair

Bio coming soon...

Ivor AddoCertifications Committee Chair


 Ivor D. Addo is an Iasa Certified IT Architect - Professional with well over 14 years of practitioner and technology leadership experience. He currently works as an IT Director at Baker & Taylor - the world's largest distributor of physical and digital content. In his current role, Ivor is focused on providing architectural advise and technical oversight of the company's key strategic Ecommerce properties. Ivor is also a PhD Student at Marquette University in Wisconsin. He is looking to complete his PhD studies in Computational Sciences in the year 2015.

 

Ivor's area of expertise extends from solutions architecture to enterprise strategy. He has also authored a number of published scientific research articles and he is in the process of completing a book and journal article on Mobile Health Technology Roadmaps. From designing ECommerce platforms through e-Healthcare intervention solutions, Ivor has been exposed to several experiences as a practicing architect with a stern focus on deriving value from engagements with top-stage corporate and consulting brands including Microsoft, Avanade, Baker & Taylor, Wells Fargo, TimeWarner, Charter Communications and, in some cases, their respective clients. In this role, Ivor seeks to make major contributions to the advancement of the architectural profession by helping to push the limits of Iasa's certified IT architect program.