Carnegie Mellon University

Scott Bernard

Scott Bernard

Senior Lecturer, Executive and Professional Education

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Scott A. Bernard is an internationally recognized expert on Enterprise Architecture.

Scott Bernard is a senior lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science in the Executive and Professional Education department with the Institute for Software Research. Since 2005, he has served as the course manager for the enterprise architecture curriculum and certification that is offered globally on-line and on-site.

Dr. Bernard has over twenty years of experience in information technology management, including work in the academic, federal, military, and private sectors. He is also an Assistant Professor and the Director of Executive Education at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies where he teaches enterprise architecture, IT security architecture, and Chief Information Officer (CIO) courses. As a Professor of Practice, he currently serves as the Deputy CIO and Chief Enterprise Architect with the Federal Railroad Administration in the U.S. Department of Transportation.

In 2004, Dr. Bernard wrote the first textbook on enterprise architecture and has been a featured speaker at EA conferences globally. He developed the EA3 Cube TM framework and methodology that are featured in his book, as well as the design for an on-line architecture repository that is called Living EnterpriseTM. He is also the founding editor of the Journal of Enterprise Architecture that is read world-wide.

Dr. Bernard earned his Ph.D. at Virginia Tech in Public Administration and Policy; a master's degree in Business and Personnel Management from Central Michigan University, a master's degree in Information Management from Syracuse University, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California. He is a graduate of the United States Naval War College, and earned a CIO Certificate and an Advanced Program Management Certificate from the National Defense University. Dr. Bernard is a former career naval aviator who served in positions on aircraft carriers and with shore squadrons, led major IT programs, and was the Director of Network Operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon.