Distinguished Fellows

Kenneth A. Grant
Ryerson University, Toronto


Ken Grant is a professor in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto and was the founding director of the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Canada's largest IT-focused business school. He also holds the Faculty Teaching Chair and has received the Dean’s Award for Teaching. He teaches in business strategy, technology-enabled innovation, IT management and management consulting and has been a visiting professor at University of Surrey in the UK, Johannes Kepler University in Austria and at the American University in Bulgaria. His research interests include IT management and governance, innovation and knowledge management, Canada-China trade and pedagogy. He is the editor of the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management. Ken is also author of Case Studies in Knowledge Management and co-author of Innovation Nation: from Java to Jurassic Park.

Prior to entering academe, Ken started his IT career with the Royal Navy, held senior IT management positions with BMW UK and Canadian Oxygen and then spent some 20 years in management consulting, holding partner and vice president positions with KPMG consulting and AT Kearney.

Ken has been a strong supporter of EDSIG, holding several positions on the board and was one of the founders of the CONISAR conference.

Ken holds a BA from the Open University (UK), an MBA from the Schulich School at York University (Canada) and a DBA from the Henley Business School (UK). He is also a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).

About AITP-EDSIG Fellows

Each year Fellows are inducted in honor of their sustained, long-term, meaningful and effective support of EDSIG in its ongoing mission to improve IS Education, mentor IS students, and foster the careers of IS faculty.