James leads the InterWorks global analytics practice from either New York City or a Boeing 747. InterWorks' analytics group enables data-driven decisions through innovative BI solutions around the globe. James sets direction and the group's collaborative consulting approach across the USA, Canada, EMEA and APAC. His 15 years of analytics experience includes neural network-based linguistic research, systems engineering, new product development, R&D leadership and analytics CoE creation across a variety of verticals.
In an industry consumed with 1s and 0s, James believes that robust solutions start with passion, communication and partnership. His strategy focuses on the challenges of scale, heterogeneity and self-service that are endemic to modern BI and data practices.
James is most likely found enjoying a bottle of wine and cooking something delicious with his wife, Katie. If not, he's hanging from a cliff face and grinning. His ongoing love affair with mountains takes him around the world in search of rocky cliffs, snowy slopes and frozen waterfalls.