Tom is CTO for IBM's Industry Solutions group, focused on emerging business models, disruptive technologies, and lean analytics methodologies. Tom has responsibly for designing and building solutions that span IBM Software Group, Cloud, Research and GBS. Tom has created & launched several data science as a service offerings and authored papers on emerging analytics methodologies that change the art of the possible. In Q1 2015 the programs that Tom invented were expanded to a global IBM initiative.
Prior to this Tom was Program Director on IBM’s Big Data Team. He played a formative role moving NoSQL technology from Research to IBM Software Group. Tom started IBMs BigInsights Hadoop-based product, and worked with 300+ customers on Hadoop, Streaming, Cassandra & related big data technologies identifying architecture fit, business & monetization strategies. Prior to this Tom worked in the Information Management CTO’s office focused on emerging technology and IBM’s innovative Enterprise Mashups and early Cloud offerings. Tom came to IBM through the FileNet acquisition, where he helped spearhead FileNet product initiatives.