Brian Cameron is Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Cameron is also the Program Director for the new Master of Professional Studies in Enterprise Architecture. Within the College of Information Sciences and Technology, he works with a wide portfolio of companies on a variety of consulting engagements, ranging from systems integration projects to enterprise architecture planning and design. Through his academic work, Cameron has consulted with organizations such as Accenture, AT&T Wireless, Avaya, Boeing, EMC Corp, Lockheed Martin, NSA, Oracle, Raytheon, U.S. Marine Corps, and many others.
His primary research and consulting interests include enterprise architecture value measurement, hybrid enterprise architecture framework development, enterprise integration, information management and storage, and the use of simulations and gaming in education. The main focus areas for his teaching efforts are on graduate and senior-level capstone enterprise architecture, enterprise integration, and information technology consulting & information architecture courses. Dr. Cameron is currently developing new curricular materials for enterprise integration (through funding from NSF) including a textbook to be published by Wiley & Sons Publishing. He has also designed and taught executive education sessions for senior IT executives. Session topics include Strategic Alignment of IT & Business Strategies, Enterprise Architecture Value Measurement, Adaptive Enterprise Architecture, IT Governance, IT Portfolio Management, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Business Process Management (BPM).
Dr. Cameron is TOGAF and Zachman certified and has developed an extensive background in the DoDAF, FEAF, and Gartner frameworks. He is an EACOE certified enterprise architect and serves on the boards and working committees of a number of international professional organizations and journals. He is a member of the Professional Education Standards Committee of the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), a member of the Board of Trustees for the Center for the Advancement of the Enterprise Architecture Profession and Business Architecture Guild, the founding president of the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations, a Co-chair of the Academic Alliance Committee for the Special Interest Group on Enterprise Architecture for the Industry Advisory Council of the US Federal Government, and a member of the editorial review boards for the Journal of Enterprise Architecture, the International Journal on Cyber Behavior, Psychology, and Learning, the Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, the Journal of Information Systems Education, and the International Journal on E-Learning.
Dr. Cameron was awarded the NPA Career Achievement Award in 2011 for efforts related to the founding of the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations, the building of the Center for Enterprise Architecture, and associated service to the enterprise architecture profession.
Dr. Cameron currently leads corporately funded research efforts in the following areas: enterprise architecture maturity analysis, enterprise architecture value measurement, risk analysis and management of enterprise systems integration projects, and service oriented architecture implementation best practices. Additional information can be found at: http://ea.ist.psu.edu/cameron.php.