Ron Zahavi

Ron Zahavi is Executive Director of the Digital Twin Consortium. He has extensive experience in all aspects of technology management and solution delivery, 20 of those related to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Mr. Zahavi is the founder of his own consulting company and has held various CTO/CIO positions, managing technology across several companies and performing due diligence of potential acquisitions. Most recently, Mr. Zahavi was Chief Strategist for IoT Standards and Consortia at Microsoft. His breadth of experience includes work with startups, large companies, government, and private equity firms. Mr. Zahavi has also worked in several business domains, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, energy, intelligence, and defense. He has served as a board member of the Object Management Group (OMG), has served on the OMG Architecture Board, and several steering committees, including Industry Internet Consortium and Digital Twin Consortium and the program committee of the IoT Solutions World Congress. Mr. Zahavi is author and coauthor of several books, including Business Modeling: A Practical Guide to Realizing Business Value. He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland and a master’s of science degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. He can be reached at