Prakash Rao

Board Member

Prakash Rao has 40 years of experience as a researcher, innovator and entrepreneur. He has been involved with startup, management, product innovation and evolution of three different companies: as a teacher and trainer for Enterprise Architecture for the US Air Force, a faculty member at the FEAC Institute, and an early pioneer, consultant and practitioner of enterprise architecture. He has been involved in the training of more than 600 enterprise architects at the executive, management and staff levels over a period of three years at the US Air Force and several hundreds more as a faculty member at the FEAC Institute. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Sherpas LLC in Fairfax, Virginia.

Prakash is the co-author of two books on Enterprise Architecture and one internationally published book on Data Warehousing. He has also co-authored several conference papers on various topics of Enterprise Architecture, Technology and Management Consulting. Prakash received his BA in electronics engineering, is a Certified Enterprise Architect with an MS in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and a BSEE from Bangalore University, India. He is active in several professional societies and participates in outreach and advocacy for enterprise architecture.