Helping Companies Succeed with Information Technology

Vaughan Merlyn                          The Merlyn Group

Vaughan Merlyn brings over 35 years of IT strategy and management experience as an IT industry executive, researcher, author, educator and management consultant. He has focused on raising business value realized from IT, converging business and IT capabilities, and the implementation of technology-enabled change. His career experience and perspective bring together the disciplines of IT management, collaboration and organizational change management into a powerful combination. Vaughan participates in multi-company research projects, advises Fortune 500 companies, and provides Executive Education.  He is a popular management educator, and has addressed over 450 major conferences and seminars throughout the world.  Previously Vaughan was a partner at Ernst & Young’s Center for Business Innovation, where he headed the firm’s global research into IT effectiveness and business change implementation.  Vaughan is also a co-founder of the Business Relationship Management Institute.


John A. Zachman                          Zachman, International

John A. Zachman is the originator of the “Framework for Enterprise Architecture” (The Zachman Framework™) which has received broad acceptance around the world as an integrative framework, an ontology for descriptive representations for Enterprises. Mr. Zachman is not only known for this work on Enterprise Architecture, but is also known for his early contributions to IBM’s Information Strategy methodology (Business Systems Planning) as well as to their Executive team planning techniques (Intensive Planning).  He is the Founder and Chairman of his own education and consulting business, Zachman International®.  Mr. Zachman serves on the Executive Council for Information Management and Technology (ECIMT) of the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) and on the Advisory Board of the Data Administration Management Association International (DAMA-I) from whom he was awarded the 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award. He was awarded the 2009 Enterprise Architecture Professional Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Advancement of the Enterprise Architecture Profession as well as the 2004 Oakland University, Applied Technology in Business (ATIB), Award for IS Excellence and Innovation.

Herbert W. Perkins III (Bart)          Leverage Partners

Bart has over 25 years experience leading IT efforts for major corporations and consulting firms.  As CIO of two Fortune 250 companies, he developed technology supplier management systems to reduce risk, improve service levels and lower costs.  Bart has been a Partner at KPMG Peat Marwick (Nolan, Norton & Co.), a Vice President at Technology Solutions Company, and co-founder of The Value Sourcing Group, an IT vendor management consulting firm.


Jason Schneiderman                    

Jason Schneiderman is a senior consultant with over 25 years of Senior Management, Project Management, Business Architecture, Business / Process  Analysis, and System Design experience in a wide range of  industries, from Telecommunications,  Banking, and Insurance to Airlines  and  Hospitality. His recent experience has focused on the transformation of business processes and legacy applications through the implementation of Business Process Re-engineering, development of a Business Architecture, transformation of that architecture to a services model, and implementation of the resulting services leveraging through the use of a use of a common toolset.



IT Renaissance consultants are senior, experienced practitioners who are well versed in our core services, processes, and analytical frameworks.

They have strong analytical skills and deep knowledge of IT that they successfully apply to solving business problems,

Together we assist our clients in improving their overall IT capabilities for increased value to the business.