As SVP, Chief Architect, Ron is responsible for technical designs, implementations, R&D and technology for the product delivery platform. Before joining AppNexus, Ron worked at Lab126 - Amazon’s R&D division - building the Kindle, at Ericsson building VoiceMail, Short Messaging and Multimedia message systems and at Openwave building multimedia messaging and converged communication platforms for communication service providers. Ron has built scientific instruments including microwave frequency sources, laboratory equipment, interferometers and infrared earth horizon crossing sensors. He has also built avionic reconnaissance and active sonar systems for the Department of Defense.
Ron has a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University and holds patents in advertising, communication, memory optimization and industrial control.