Board of Trustees update. Ron Brill becomes Chair and Salome Keet becomes Vice Chair of the ITAM Forum Board of Trustees.
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We’re thrilled to announce the new Chair and Vice Chair of the ITAM Forum Trustee Board – Ron Brill and Salomé Keet.

Ron has served as an ITAM Forum Trustee since the very beginning and until now, served as the Board’s Vice Chair. He follows Melody Ayeli who is stepping down at the end of her 3-year term. Positions on our Board become available every year.

We’d like to thank Melody for the tremendous contribution she’s made to the ITAM Forum! She helped us get off the ground and grow to become the global membership organisation we are today.

“On behalf of the ITAM Forum and the entire ITAM community, I extend our heartfelt gratitude to Melody Ayeli, my predecessor and the ITAM Forum’s inaugural Chair, for her visionary leadership. Melody played a pivotal role in shaping the ITAM Forum, and we are indebted to her.” – Ron Brill.

Meet our full Board of Trustees

Ron Brill – Chair

Ron Brill, Chair of the ITAM Forum Board of TrusteesRon is President and Chairman of Anglepoint and chairs the ISO ITAM Standards Committee (known as “Working Group 21”). It’s this committee that develops the ISO 19770 family of standards.

Ron is passionate about the business benefits ITAM delivers beyond cost and risk reduction. He strongly believes that effective ITAM enables other IT functions (like information security) to be truly effective.

Ron has 25+ years of professional experience. He earned an MBA (with a focus in information systems) and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics.

“I am thrilled to collaborate with Salomé, Martin Thompson, and the exceptional team at the ITAM Forum. ITAM is swiftly adapting to meet emerging business needs in areas such as FinOps, cybersecurity, Green IT, and AI. As the sole non-profit guiding the ITAM profession on a truly global scale, the ITAM Forum is uniquely positioned to tackle these exciting challenges.”


Salomé Keet – Vice Chair

Salomé Hugo, ITAM Forum Trustee, South AfricaSalomé is the Head of Enterprise IT Asset Management at FNB South Africa, which is part of the FirstRand Group (one of the largest financial institutions in Africa).

After starting a career in accounting and IT financial management, cost optimisation became her passion. She spearheaded the creation of the Software Asset Management discipline at FNB South Africa.

Salomé has more than 20 years of experience in the SAM and IT Finance industries. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Business Management (graduating Cum Laude) and holds numerous professional certifications.

“As Vice Chair of the ITAM Forum, I am thrilled to embark on this journey and am eager to champion collaboration, innovation, and transparency. I’m dedicated to fostering a culture of collaboration that strengthens our collective efforts in steering the ITAM Forum towards new heights of excellence. My vision is to create a community where best practices thrive, empowering organisations to optimise their digital landscapes responsibly and sustainably.”