Aaron Ault is the Senior Research Engineer with the Open Ag Technology Group at Purdue University spearheading the development of several open source ag-related initiatives: the Open Ag Data Alliance, the Open Ag ToolKit, and ISOblue. He has contributed to projects across the computing spectrum over the past 15 years, including signal processing, data mining, visualization, embedded systems, software engineering, wireless sensor networks, and web applications. Aaron is also Vice President of Ault Farms, Inc, where he works full time both managing daily operations and getting his hands dirty. Ault Farms is a midwestern family farming operation with 3,200 acres of corn, soybeans, and wheat, and 3,000 head of beef cattle. Aaron received his BS and MS degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University.