Eduardo (Ed) Ruiz provides technology leadership for the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). As Chief Information Officer, he is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of information technology. Throughout his tenure, Ed has assembled and led a high-performing and agile team with an extensive portfolio of digital services, including network infrastructure, unified communications platforms, web development, secure member portals, subscription services, social media platforms, and mobile applications. He also spearheaded an organization-wide digital transformation to accelerate value delivery through better collaboration, experimentation, implementation of new technologies, and digitization of business processes. Ed's human-centered approach to technology management has enabled ASPPH to innovate and lead in data analytics, cloud adoption, and remote workforce enablement -- a tremendous advantage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With over 20 years of IT leadership experience in the association and nonprofit sector, Ed is a recognized and trusted expert in the field, frequently quoted in leading technology publications, serving on review boards, advising startups, and mentoring aspiring technology leaders. He is also an experienced speaker with a penchant for visual storytelling and has presented at some of the world's largest tech conferences, including AllDay DevOps, Dreamforce, Interop ITX, and Web Summit.