by Ron Young
I am a knowledge management consultant, lecturer and writer. I have been working with knowledge management since 1993.
I am based in Cambridge UK.
My main interest is Knowledge Asset Management,
Semantic Web 3.0 developments
I have a KM blog at http://km-consulting.blogspot.com
and I am the founder of this website.
I am a Director of Knowledge Associates International Ltd, a KM consulting organisation based in Cambridge UK, and Chairman of Young International Ltd, a Management Consulting company that specializes in web centric Organizational Renewal.
Acknowledged as a leading international expert in Knowledge Management (KM), Ron Young has a deep global perspective on the key issues of KM.
Consulting engagements include developing KM strategies and advising and assisting several major Multi-National Corporations, National Governments and Professional Institutions around the world. He was a lead consultant for the EC 2M euro ‘Know-Net’ project and joint author of ‘Knowledge Asset Management’ (Springer 2003) and ‘Upside Down Management’ (McGraw Hill Europe 1996).
He has regularly chaired and provided keynote presentations at leading KM conferences around the world. He has chaired both the British Standards Institute (BSI) Knowledge Management Standards Committee for 3 yrs until 2003 and the European CEN KM Standards Committee for 2 yrs until 2004. He has been a Member of the UK Parliamentary Information Technology Committee since 1985. He has obtained Fellowships of the British Computer Society, British Institute of Management, Institute of Directors and awarded a Fellowship of the Asian Knowledge Management Association in Hong Kong.
He advised and assisted the UK DTI Innovation Unit in 1999 in the production of the UK Government white paper ‘UK Competitiveness in the Knowledge Driven Economy’. He has advised and assisted Universities in the production of M.Sc Knowledge Management degree programs.