Matthew Thomson

EMEA RSA ML Practice Lead


Matt Thomson has been at Databricks in London since April 2018 and leads the Machine Learning practice for Resident Solutions Architects in EMEA. His team works with customers to help them build and deliver their Machine Learning and Big Data/Spark applications, right from inception and architecture design through to implementation and production. Previously Matt was Head of Data Science for Credit Card Strategic Analytics within a global bank, developing machine learning models to optimise customer targeting and as a consultant he helped develop the ML capability for a UK Government Dept. But Matt cut his teeth in data science during his PhD in Astrophysics studying the evolution of distant galaxies.