Dr. John Carney
Chief Data Scientist
John has over 20 years of experience building and leading teams to deliver Big Data solutions for the financial services and travel industries. At OpenJaw, John is responsible for building a new Big Data platform from the ground up, utilising the latest Cloud infrastructure, data engineering and machine learning technologies.
Prior to OpenJaw, John held several senior technical positions at Citi and IBM, including Global Head of Data & Analytics for Citi Investor Services. At Citi, John led a large team of data engineers and data scientists to build Citi Data on Demand, an innovative, first of kind Big Data system supporting data-as-a-service and analytics for institutional investor clients.
Earlier in his career John founded Prediction Dynamics, a venture capital backed software firm and pioneer of machine learning (neural networks) in financial services, where he served as the company’s CTO.
John has Ph.D. and B.A. degrees in Computer Science from Trinity College, University of Dublin. He is also a published author and expert in the field of machine learning and data management.