Vicki Tambellini


Vicki Tambellini is President and CEO of The Tambellini Group, the world’s only independent research and analyst firm solely focused on higher education. In addition to being company founder, she is also an author, speaker, blogger and software developer and has been a recognized thought leader on technology and management issues for over 30 years. She was a senior executive in technology, education and government industries with a focus on higher education. Her background includes management at Oracle in the early 1990s and PeopleSoft's higher education unit where she was General Manager and VP between 1995 and 1999. She has spoken at PeopleSoft's higher education user group, as well as a guest speaker at the Oracle HEUG Executive Forum, Elearning! Institute events, and Campus Management's Annual User Group, among others.

Ms. Tambellini has co-authored white papers on the student life cycle and best practices for upgrading ERP software. She co-authors the highly anticipated annual U.S. Student Information Systems Market Trends and Leaders Report.

The Tambellini Group, now having the largest team of higher education researchers and advisors in the analyst realm, guides and supports institution executives conducting technology evaluations and solution decisions. Since 2001, the company has been cataloging the vendor and product selections of higher education institutions. With more than 500,000 data points and over 19,000 global institution profiles, Tambellini is making this information available to higher education institutions. Members receive access to volumes of rich content such as case studies, vendor profiles, market trends and leader reports, and other premium publications covering a variety of high impact topics such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and more.

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