Blair, Donald

Donald Blair is  Senior Advisor at Experton Group

Mr. Blair has over 30 years of both IT and Operations experience in Commercial, Banking and Financial institutions.  He has worked for a number of financial institutions in the U.S. and for the past 14 years in the Middle East.  He has performed as both CIO and COO and was most recently as a Senior Consultant with META Group.

His experience spans across all generations of IT and he has been associated with every major IT innovation and development in the application of IT to business, from first generation legacy systems to today‚Äôs on-demand generation of solutions. 

With advanced degrees, Mr. Blair has worked in the U.S. and in Saudi Arabia helping Institutions develop strategies, plans, governance policies and procedures as well as in managing and implementing IT programs.  He has served on a number of Advisory Boards including the Advisory Board of the School of Continuing Education, University of Maryland and the Board of American International School, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  He holds a BA Degree from Harding University, an ME degree from Miami University and has worked toward his PHD from Miami University.

Areas of Coverage include:

  • Banking and Finance IT, Strategic Planning, Operations Reengineering, IT Infrastructure, Operations Excellence, Records and Information Management Solutions, E-Banking, SDLC and Project Management, IS Security, Contingency Planning and Business Recovery.
  • Governmental & Educational Areas: Educational Administration, Policy and Procedures, Certification, IT Administrative and Educational Programs, Distance Learning and e-Learning.