ROLE PLAYERS 2019 - Ron Zimmer CAE

Ron Zimmer CAE

President & CEO, Middle East and Africa
Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)

Ron Zimmer President & CEO of CABA is committed to achieving the organization’s vision:
“CABA advances the connected home and intelligent buildings sectors.”
For more than twenty years with CABA, Mr. Zimmer has worked with a variety of industry leaders to promote and home/building automation throughout the world.

Ron’s works closely with the CABA Board of Directors, as well as with various industry committees/councils hosted by CABA, the Automation Federation Board of Directors, and the Advisory Board for IBcon, an intelligent buildings conference hosted by Realcomm.

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 became CABA’s Connected Home Research Council.

Ron is a Certified Association Executive with over 30 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 many international industry events.