Aaron Baughman

Senior Technical Staff Member – Principal Data Scientist, Sports and Entertainment, IBM

Aaron K. Baughman is a Senior Technical Staff Member and lead data scientist with IBM’s Sports and Entertainment for professional tennis and golf.

Early within his career, he worked on biometric identification such as face, fingerprint and iris recognition. Further, he was a technical lead on a DeepQA (Jeopardy!) project and an original member of the IBM Research DeepQA embed team.  He has published papers within knowledge discovery and data mining, biometrics and medical applications. Aaron published a book with Springer titled “Multimedia Data Mining and Analytics”.

Aaron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, a M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins, and 2 certificates from the Walt Disney Institute.  Aaron is a 2-time IBM Master Inventor, IBM Academy of Technology member, Corporate Service Corps alumni, and a lifelong INFORMS Franz Edelman laureate.  He has 31 patents with many more pending.