Ramón Baez joined the Boards of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. in April 2016. He is a member of the Community Health Committee and the Governance, Accountability and Nominating Committee.
Baez retired from Hewlett Packard Enterprise in October 2016, where he served as the senior vice president, customer evangelist and advocate for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In this role, Baez was championing customer centricity. HPE believes in relationships to drive the company’s business. He advised customers and partners through frank peer-to-peer discussions on how to make and implement decisions about emerging digital technologies in their operations, products and business models; which will have a positive impact in the marketplace.
He also served as the chairman for HPE’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Board, an entity that serves as the strategic governing body for global diversity and inclusion at HPE. Baez was previously senior vice president and global chief information officer for the Hewlett-Packard Co., which separated into HPE and HP, Inc. on Nov. 1, 2015.
Prior to HP, Baez was vice president of Information Technology Services and chief information officer of Kimberly-Clark Corp., where he was responsible for leading the company’s enterprise-wide information systems initiatives. Before Kimberly-Clark, he served in chief information officer roles for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions group.
Baez began his career at Northrop Grumman, where he spent 25 years and finished as chief information officer for its electronics systems sensor sector.
Baez’s career experience spans across various global Fortune 100 companies in the manufacturing, packaged goods, aerospace and defense industries, and products and services for the scientific community. He currently serves on the boards of Appfluencer, HITEC Foundation, OppSource and Technology Business Management Council, Ltd.
Baez holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of La Verne in California.