Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet



Ron began his career in technology in the 1980’s when he broke the video store point of sale system at which he worked in Florida so often by playing with the source code that the programmer insisted that Ron either be fired or sent to training. Fortunately, Ron’s boss decided to send him to a programming course in New Jersey. So began a career in information technology that continues on today.

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Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet

Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Munich, Bavaria. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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