John Thomas

Red Ventures
Executive Vice President, Data Science
John Thomas joined Red Ventures in 2015 to launch Red Ventures’ data science team and has overseen a dramatic, machine-learning powered transformation of the Red Ventures digital marketing funnel.
Prior to joining Red Ventures, John launched and led data science teams for several Boston-area startups in industries like social media analytics, online advertising, and telecom analytics.
John earned his BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Gettysburg College and his Masters and PhD in Computer Science at Dartmouth College.  Outside of Red Ventures, he serves as the Data Science Committee Chair of the Analytics & Big Data Society in Charlotte and is a member of the advisory board of the Wake Forest Masters of Business Analytics program.


May 8, 2019

8:00  -  9:00

Grand Ballroom CD

General Session 4: Using AI to Rebuild a Data Ecosystem – The Red Ventures Journey

The days of artificial intelligence are here. In many organizations, traditional human-powered analytical tasks are being replaced by machine learning systems that can do them faster, more consistently and drive better business outcomes. The power of these systems, however, comes from the type, amount, granularity and quality of data available to them. This talk will cover lessons learned … Continued

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