Tony Ard leads product management for Kaufman Hall’s Axiom Higher Education Software Suite, guiding the vision and strategy for all of the firm’s higher education solutions. With more than 15 years of leadership experience in the enterprise performance management software industry, his expertise spans budgeting, strategic financial planning, capital planning, forecasting, and analytics solutions.
Tony is focused on building high-performing teams and innovative solutions to ensure client success. He previously served as Director of Solutions Engineering with Axiom EPM, before the company joined Kaufman Hall in 2014. Tony frequently speaks at industry events on topics such as planning in higher education, and decision making in uncertain environments. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.