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John Knab
John Knab
Senior Director, Research Information Services

Leads and evolves the technology and support services provided by Research Information Services to the Research Institute.



John Knab has more than 30 years of experience in enterprise technology management. In his role as senior director, Knab oversees the Research Information Services (RIS) service portfolio, which includes desktop/device services, infrastructure/cloud services, web services, application services, and data analytics services supporting faculty, staff, and Research Administration. Knab also coordinates and collaborates with Enterprise Information Services to ensure that enterprise-class technology services (e.g. networking, data center, help desk, etc.) continue to support the Research Institute’s strategy and needs.

Knab has held various global leadership roles in corporate IS organizations and has extensive client consulting and consulting practice experience spanning the private and public sectors. His core competencies include IT Services Management, program and portfolio management, customer relationship management, knowledge management, organizational change management, enterprise architecture, and application development.

Education and Training

BA, Temple University (Computer Science)