The “Butterfly Effect” tells us that a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. If we accept this wisdom...
Author - Ron Kraemer
Ronald D. Kraemer was appointed vice president and chief information officer at the University of Notre Dame in August, 2010.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Kraemer was a member of the leadership team of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, most recently serving as its chief information officer and vice provost for information technology.
Before joining the University of Wisconsin staff, Ron was a program manager at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, where he worked with the University of Tennessee overseeing information technology operations and research initiatives and developing the system used to plan and schedule all airlift for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the 1990-91 war in Iraq. He also served as associate director of the Energy, Environment and Resources Center at the University of Tennessee and spent several years as a senior systems analyst at Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc., in Oak Ridge.
As vice president and chief information officer, Ron leads all aspects of Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technology, including a staff of more than 200.