Ron is Technical Director for Applied Artificial Intelligence in Google’s Cloud CTO office. Ron leads AI experiments and works with Google Product Management and Engineering to develop AI and analytics products, co-innovating with customers and is the technical executive sponsor for key customers working with Google cloud.
Previously, Ron was the founding CEO of Think Big Analytics. Think Big provides end to end support for enterprise Big Data including data science, data engineering, advisory and managed services and frameworks for enterprise data lakes.
Previously, Ron was VP Engineering at Quantcast where he led the data science and engineering teams that pioneered the use of Hadoop and NoSQL for batch and real-time decision making. Prior to that, Ron was Founder of New Aspects, which provided enterprise consulting for Aspect-Oriented Programming. Ron was also Co-Founder and CTO of B2B applications provider C-Bridge, which he led to team of 900 people and a successful IPO.
Ron graduated with honors from McGill University with a B.S. in Math and Computer Science. Ron also has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from MIT.