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Ron Baker

Distinguished Engineer and Director of Geospatial Content & Analytics

IBM

Ron is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Director of Geospatial Content & Analytics for the Watson Content organization, which includes the Weather Company. In this role, he leads the curation of global location data from our mobile and web properties and their use in industry and consumer applications. Ron is one of the founding board members of Austin CityUP, a non-profit organization that works to bring technology to the City of Austin to improve citizen services and the effectiveness of city agencies. He is the Vice President of Project Development, and co-chair of the Housing Committees, where he is working to ease the effects of growth on people that need affordable housing.