Chief Data Scientist, Information Business, Barclays UK
Dr. John Tang is Chief Data Scientist, Information Business at Barclays UK and also Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London (UCL). At Barclays UK, John's remit is both setting the strategic direction of data science and also delivery of advanced analytics solutions across the UK businesses and products. John has over a decade of analytics leadership experience across Financial Services (Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Trading and Retail Banking) and also extensive experience in delivering solutions across the full data science lifecycle: strategy, data use & governance, product management, machine learning, data engineering and industrialisation. Prior to Barclays UK, John held various leadership positions at J.P. Morgan Chase including EMEA head of Data Science and Global Head of Analytics for Global Research. As Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London (UCL), John is part of the Financial Computing & Analytics research group. John holds a Ph.D from the University of Cambridge.