About Vaughan Merlyn

Vaughan Merlyn brings over 40 years experience as a management consultant, author, educator and researcher in Information Technology strategy and management. He started his career as an electrical
engineer, designing digital and analog computers, moved into software engineering and then into
management consulting.

Vaughan was a Partner at Ernst & Young’s Center for Business Innovation and later headed The Concours
Group’s IT practice. His achievements have included:
  • Leading breakthrough research into IT Transformation and Value Realization.
  • Helping large, global companies move beyond alignment between IT and business customers towards convergence.
  • Designing and delivering Business Relationship Management training and development programs.
  • Improving the performance of IT organizations through the adoption of leading practices and advanced technologies.
  • Working with senior IT and business executives and their change implementation teams to address the people implications of IT-enabled change to accelerate and strengthen value delivered.
  • Educating executives on the strategic and innovative use of IT.
Vaughan is a highly regarded trainer and public speaker, lecturing around the world to business and IT audiences. His publications include Development Effectiveness: Strategies for IS Organizational Transition (co-authored with John Parkinson) published by John Wiley & Sons, The Annual CASE Report, published by CASE Research, and numerous articles on organizational change and IT management. He is the founding author of the Business Relationship Management Interactive Body of Knowledge. Vaughan received his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Salford, England.

Vaughan is co-founder of Business Relationship Management Institute and served as Chief BRMP Examiner for APMG-International. He is an active and popular blogger—click here.