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Ron Baker

Founder of VeraSage Institute; Author of Many Marketing Books

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 Ron Baker Biography

Ronald J. Baker started his career in 1984 with KPMG’s Private Business Advisory Services in San Francisco. Today, he is the founder of VeraSage Institute, the leading think tank dedicated to improving the professions for posterity.

As a frequent speaker, writer, and educator, his work takes him around the world. He has been an instructor with the California CPA Education Foundation since 1995 and has authored fifteen courses for them.

He is the author of the best-selling marketing book ever written specifically for the profession, "Professional’s Guide to Value Pricing," Sixth Edition, published by CCH (out of print). His book, "The Firm of the Future: A Guide for Accountants, Lawyers, and Other Professional Services," co-authored with Paul Dunn, was published in April 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and was the 2003 Book of the Year on SmartPros.com and is in its sixth printing. His Intellectual Capitalism Series (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) consists of three books so far: "Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value," published in February 2006; "Measure What Matters to Customers: Using Key Predictive Indicators," released September 20, 2006; "Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth," published in November 2007; and his latest book published in December 2010, "Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms."

Ron has toured the world, spreading his value-pricing message to over 110,000 professionals. He has been appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s Group of One Hundred, a think tank of leaders to address the future of the profession; named on Accounting Today’s 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2012 Top 100 Most Influential People in the profession; voted number six of the Top ten Most Influential People in the profession in 2012; selected as one of LinkedIn’s 150 Influencers; and received the 2003 Award for Instructor Excellence from the California CPA Education Foundation.

He graduated in 1984, from San Francisco State University, with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a minor in economics. He is a graduate of Disney University and Cato University, and is a faculty member of the Professional Pricing Society. He presently resides in Petaluma, California.

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Books
Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms (Wiley Professional Advisory Services)

Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms (Wiley Professional Advisory Services)

Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth

Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth

Measure What Matters to Customers: Using Key Predictive Indicators (KPIs)

Measure What Matters to Customers: Using Key Predictive Indicators (KPIs)

Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value

Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value

Professional's Guide to Value Pricing

Professional's Guide to Value Pricing

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Ron Baker

Founder of VeraSage Institute; Author of Many Marketing Books

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Ron Baker Biography

Ronald J. Baker started his career in 1984 with KPMG’s Private Business Advisory Services in San Francisco. Today, he is the founder of VeraSage Institute, the leading think tank dedicated to improving the professions for posterity.

As a frequent speaker, writer, and educator, his work takes him around the world. He has been an instructor with the California CPA Education Foundation since 1995 and has authored fifteen courses for them.

He is the author of the best-selling marketing book ever written specifically for the profession, "Professional’s Guide to Value Pricing," Sixth Edition, published by CCH (out of print). His book, "The Firm of the Future: A Guide for Accountants, Lawyers, and Other Professional Services," co-authored with Paul Dunn, was published in April 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and was the 2003 Book of the Year on SmartPros.com and is in its sixth printing. His Intellectual Capitalism Series (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) consists of three books so far: "Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value," published in February 2006; "Measure What Matters to Customers: Using Key Predictive Indicators," released September 20, 2006; "Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth," published in November 2007; and his latest book published in December 2010, "Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms."

Ron has toured the world, spreading his value-pricing message to over 110,000 professionals. He has been appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s Group of One Hundred, a think tank of leaders to address the future of the profession; named on Accounting Today’s 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2012 Top 100 Most Influential People in the profession; voted number six of the Top ten Most Influential People in the profession in 2012; selected as one of LinkedIn’s 150 Influencers; and received the 2003 Award for Instructor Excellence from the California CPA Education Foundation.

He graduated in 1984, from San Francisco State University, with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a minor in economics. He is a graduate of Disney University and Cato University, and is a faculty member of the Professional Pricing Society. He presently resides in Petaluma, California.

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  • How to book Ron Baker?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ron Baker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ron Baker, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ron Baker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ron Baker?

    Booking fees for Ron Baker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ron Baker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ron Baker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Baker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ron Baker for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ron Baker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ron Baker or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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