Ian Baring-Gould has been with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory since 1995. His work has focused on applications engineering for renewable energy technologies, assistance in renewable energy deployment, and educational outreach for renewable technologies, primarily wind. His deployment work has taken him to over 50 countries, from the South Pole to the middle of the Amazon rain forest. He is currently the Wind Technology Deployment Manager at NREL and the National Technical Director of Market Acceleration and Deployment activities, focusing on assisting organizations deploy wind technologies and addressing obstacles to the implementation of wind energy through programs like the WINDExchange Project. Baring-Gould also manages the distributed wind research and deployment portfolio for NREL and oversees its platform of deployment related wind work that includes environmental impacts and manufacturing. Baring-Gould has received numerous awards, including the 2013 Women of Wind Energy Champion Award, and is the editor at large for Wind Engineering. He has authored or co-authored over 80 publications on wind energy and wind diesel power systems.