Dr. Howard A. Rubin is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Hunter College of the City University of New York, an MIT CISR Research Affiliate, a Gartner Senior Advisor, and a former Nolan Norton Research Fellow. He is the founder and CEO of Rubin Worldwide.
Dr. Rubin is a pioneer in the area of technology economics and has built the world's largest database in the field consisting of business, national, and technology data. He is personally retained by many of the world's largest enterprises as a strategic advisor to provide them with continuous competitive calibration via benchmarking and to advise them on business-technology strategy and trends. His current portfolio of client companies in total generates more than $1.5T in revenue to the global economy annually and accounts for almost $100B in yearly information technology (IT) spending.
Dr. Rubin has also worked directly with heads of state or their key ministers around the world in the development of national competitive technology strategies--Canada, India, the Philippines, South Africa, and in the United States with former President Clinton.
Dr. Rubin possesses a Ph.D. from the City University of New York in Computer Science and Oceanography.