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Ronald Stuart

Adjunct Research Advisor

Ron Stuart is an Adjunct IT Executive Advisor for IDC Insights Asia/Pacific, where he is responsible for developing business execution strategies aimed at enabling the transformation of government and enterprise through comprehensive as-a-service models. A strategic systems thinker, Ron has designed and deployed operating models that enable the adoption and transition to public cloud services in a trusted, easy, and secure manner through the development of marketplace platforms. He also has significant experience in the development of worksource/manpower transition strategies for the digital age and economy, with an understanding of the rise of the machine and the role of the blended workforce.

Prior to joining IDC, Ron was a principal ICT commercial strategist for the New Zealand government and was instrumental in the development of the New Zealand government's ICT strategy and the subsequent execution of its as-a-service strategies. Ron likewise has a senior business management background in the financial services and energy sectors, including a role as an HR director of a large New Zealand firm. He also had a 17-year career as a management consultant, including two years of being a leader of a New Zealand management consultancy practice. Ron has significant governance experience, including being a chair of the Victoria University of Wellington MBA advisory board, board member for the New Zealand National Library 2030 program, chair of the New Zealand government procurement reform technical advisory groups, and national councilor with the New Zealand Institute of Management Consultants.

  • B.A. degrees in Economics and Industrial Relations, Victoria University of Wellington
  • BCA in Organizational Behavior, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Certified management consultant and fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants New Zealand
  • A frequent speaker, presenter, and moderator at industry conferences
  • Has published articles across multiple media outlets
The Workforce of the Future

Jul 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # AP42881917

by: Christopher Holmes,  Shreyashi Pal,  Gerald WangRonald Stuart

This IDC research report identifies the number of trends and demographics impacting on the workforce and suggests that a new approach be taken to develop a blended workforce strategy that includes staffing, contingent workers, supplier-/par...

Analyst Location

New Zealand