John J. Thomas is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Director in IBM’s Analytics business. He has 25 years of experience in enterprise architecture, competitive strategy, Data Science and worldwide client facing engagements. A lifelong learner, his expertise spans a spectrum of technology areas including enterprise systems, Cloud, Analytics, Machine Learning and AI.
John currently provides technical direction to IBM’s Data Science Elite team. The team is comprised of top data scientists that engage with clients to help them implement Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning use cases.
John loves travel, cooking, chess (though he doesn't get much time for it these days) and working with kids at his local church.