Mr. Zimmer joined CABA in 1997 working with industry leaders who promote integrated systems and home/building automation throughout the world. CABA’s members include manufacturers, dealers, installers, service providers, energy utilities, builders, consultants, research organizations, publishers, educational institutions, governments, associations and content providers.
In addition to working closely with the CABA Board of Directors, Ron is actively involved with a number of industry Committees/Councils including the CABA Intelligent & Integrated Buildings Council, CABA Connected Home Council, Intelligent Buildings Leadership Forum Advisory Board, Building Intelligence Quotient Advisory Board and recently was appointed to represent CABA on the Automation Federation. Appointed by Realcomm to the Advisory Board for the IBCon.
He was instrumental in establishing the CABA XML and Web Services Committee (oBIX), which now resides with OASIS. He was also on the transition team that integrated the Internet Home Alliance into CABA, which is now known as CABA’s Research Program.
Ron is a Certified Association Executive with over 25 years of Association Management experience. He has authored a number of articles and documents including, “Smart Communities: A Concept Paper,” and he regularly makes presentations on integrated buildings and home/building automation at industry events.
Specialties: Futurist specializing in “Connected Home and Intelligent Building” technologies. Now connected to 9,000+ on LinkedIn.