EMEA Leader, Artificial Intelligence
Jack Watts, EMEA Leader, Artificial Intelligence for NetApp covering EMEA, has been in the IT Industry for over 10 years with expertise in delivering x86 server solutions, is also considered a subject matter expert in Artificial Intelligence along with managing worldwide supplier & customer relationships and program delivery. Jack joined NetApp mid 2019 to increase the awareness of delivering a robust and optimised AI Platform to drive efficiencies in the Data Science Workflow to enable faster time to value. The importance a competent Data Pipeline between Edge point devices, through to core on premise environments and hybrid multi cloud is absolute in necessity to deliver AI platforms to market. Previously Jack worked at NVIDIA between 2014 and 2019 to manage channel partners in Northern Europe and work with Industry start-up and commercial companies who are leveraging NVIDIA technology in their Deep Learning research and applications, midway through his time at NVIDIA Jack managed the ever increasing number of Artificial Intelligence Start-ups in Northern Europe through NVIDIA’s Inception Program. Jack loves reading about all of the research being done around AI and the ever expanding use cases for AI technology in teaching computers to see, hear, speak and to deliver insights from Data.