Aaron K. Baughman is a Distinguished Engineer (Technical Executive) and Master Inventor within IBM GBS Interactive Experience focused on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies. He has worked with ESPN Fantasy Football, Fox Sports, MediaPro, NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, The Masters, USGA, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, Wimbledon, USTA, US Open, Roland Garros, Australian Open, Jeopardy!, confidential US government agencies and Indonesia water company PDAM.
He won the IBM Corporate Award two years in a row (2019,2020) for AI Video Highlights and ESPN Fantasy Football. Aaron was a Best of IBM in 2019. Further, he worked on Predictive Cloud Computing for sports that has been published in IEEE and INFORMS. He was a technical Lead on a DeepQA (Jeopardy!) project and an original member of the IBM Research DeepQA embed team. Early in his career, he worked on biometric, software engineering and search projects for US classified government agencies. He has published numerous papers and a Springer book.