|John K. Thompson
Global Head of Advanced Analytics & AI, CSL Behring
John Thompson is an international technology executive with over 30 years of experience in the business intelligence and advanced analytics fields.
Most recently, John was an executive partner at Gartner, where he was management consultant to market leading companies in the areas of digital transformation, data monetization, and advanced analytics. Prior to Gartner, John led the advanced analytics business unit of the Dell Software Group. John is also the co-author of Analytics: How to Win with Intelligence, which debuted on Amazon as the #1 new book in Analytics in 2017.
John's technology expertise includes all aspects of advanced analytics and information management, including descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics, artificial intelligence, analytical applications, deep learning, cognitive computing, big data, data warehousing, business intelligence systems, and high-performance computing.
One of John's primary areas of focus and interest has been to create innovative technologies to increase the value derived by organizations around the world.
John has built startup organizations from the ground up, and he has re-engineered business units of Fortune 500 firms to reach their potential. He has directly managed and run sales, marketing, consulting, support, and product development organizations. He is a technology leader with expertise and experience spanning all operational areas, with a focus on strategy, product innovation, growth, and efficient execution.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Ferris State University and an MBA in Marketing from DePaul University.