Ron Lear

Ron Lear

Director of IP Development and Chief Architect of CMMI Products and Services

ISACA-CMMI Institute

As ISACA-CMMI Institute’s Director of IP Product Development and Chief Architect of CMMI Products and Services, Ron brings over 35 years of experience with continual performance improvement, product development, engineering and service/operations management, supply chain, and quality management. Ron led the development and launch of the CMMI Product Suite, including CMMI V2.0, MDDAP, and CMMC-related products. Ron is a Certified CMMI High Maturity Lead Appraiser (CHMLA), Certified CMMI Instructor with over 300 appraisals completed to date with multiple small and large organizations, including aerospace, automotive, defense, finance, biomedical and medical device, insurance, IT, telecommunications, and systems and software integrators. Ron is ISACA’s lead for CMMC, and he is an active member of the CMMC Accreditation Body Assessment Method Working Group and one of the primary authors of the current CMMC Assessment Methodology.