Ryan Baumann

Solutions Engineer at Caterpillar

Founder at AthleteDataViz.com

Ryan is an engineer, cyclist, and entrepreneur from the Midwest USA. His role as an engineer at Caterpillar is to build and implement systems to make mines, quarries, and waste sites more profitable using machine telematics, data analytics, and business intelligence.  

In his spare time, Ryan builds tools for athletes.  His latest creation is AthleteDataViz, a solutions business for athletes to create customization, high-resolution artwork as printable heatmaps.  Ryan is constantly expanding his technical skill sets, and is always looking for great projects to contribute to.

Prior to working at Caterpillar, Ryan spent several years as a professional road cyclist for the Trek Livestrong Pro Cycling and Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling teams.  Afterwards he worked at Trek Bicycle as a design engineer, developing electronics for mountain and road bicycle components.

  • Favorite Sport:  Cycling
  • Favorite Mapping Tool:  Mapbox
  • Favorite GIS Tool: QGIS
  • Favorite Programming Language:  Python
  • Favorite Data Viz Tool:  Tableau
  • Preferred Sport "Throw-Down" : Dunlap Tuesday Night Ride
  • Favorite TV Series: Game of Thrones