Organization:IPSNP Computing Inc
Type of organization:Private Sector (Commercial Companies)
Role in the organization:CEO
Domain(s) of expertiseData Integration Interoperability
Chris Baker is a Professor and Chair of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick with core expertise in Open Data Integration and Interoperability. He serves on the advisory board of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and was recognized as a finalist for the Canadian Open Data Leader of the Year in 2016. Chris is also co-founder and CEO of IPSNP Computing Inc., an industry leader in semantic data federation with products in healthcare surveillance and agricultural decision support. IPSNP is one of 500+ partners from national governments, non-governmental, international and private sector organisations that have committed to support the G8’s Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative. GODAN advocates for global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available and accessible for unrestricted use worldwide, towards the creation of high level policy ensuring global food security.