Alex Johnston is Head of Technical Relationship Management for Thomson Reuters in Pacific.
His team is responsible for delivering critical market and risk content to the financial community. He also investigates emerging and disruptive technology, identifying trends & impact of relevance to Thomson Reuters customers.
He regularly discusses themes (AI, Distributed Ledgers, Smart Contracts, Graph, Big Data) with the C-suite. Prior to this role Alex worked at SunGard (now FIS) uplifting systems with advanced technology, researched Semantic Computing for his PhD and developed the UK’s first internet and mobile banking products during the millennium. Alex is personally interested in machine intelligence (particularly neural nets) and graph computing.
Research Topic: Linking Data to Discover Relationships in Unstructured Content