John Easton

Company: IBM

Job Title: Distinguished Engineer & Lead Cloud Advisor

John Easton

John is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and a lead Cloud Advisor in Europe. He is internationally known for his work helping commercial clients exploit large scale distributed computing infrastructures, particularly those utilising new and emerging technologies.  He has worked with clients in a wide range of industries with a particular focus on banks and financial markets firms.  He also has significant experience in the telecommunications sector.  Previous to his current role, John led a pan-European team building infrastructures to support client big data and advanced analytical workloads.

Over his time at IBM, John has led initiatives around hybrid systems, computational acceleration, grid computing, energy efficiency and mission-critical systems. 

John is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and a Fellow of both the Institute for Engineering and Technology and the British Computer Society.