Ramon C. Barquin, PhD is founder and Chairman of Barquin Solutions. Prior to founding the Company in 1994, he led a 20-plus year career with IBM spanning both technical and managerial roles, including Asian and Latin American leadership postings. Through his technical knowledge, academic training, and industry experience, Dr. Barquin became an internationally renowned expert in the fields of data science, knowledge management, analytics, and IT strategy.
Dr. Barquin co-founded and was the first president of The Data Warehousing Institute, a leading professional organization within data sciences. He also founded and leads the Computer Ethics Institute. Dr. Barquin was the founding editor of the Prentice Hall series on data warehousing, co-edited two books on knowledge management in the public sector, and has published over 100 technical and management articles on information technology. He has organized and chaired the E-Gov Knowledge Management conference series, the most important knowledge management forum for the public sector in the world, which has held annual conferences since 2000. He has also conducted executive seminars in electronic government and knowledge management for the Brookings Institution.
Dr. Baquin earned his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is an electrical engineer and mathematician by training. He has taught and lectured at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Maryland, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.