Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas Global Data Strategist


Mark has more than 20 years of experience in data services consultancy, specialising in designing, building and optimizing the data platforms at the heart of organizations’ data ambitions.

Mark has worked with enterprise-scale organisations across the globe, including HSBC, Allied Irish Bank, Market Force International, Friends of the Earth, Field Fisher and American Sugar Refining.

Mark has built data platform services that have been recognised and acclaimed by Gartner, designed one of the first cyber-secure disaster recovery solutions, and is a named patent holder for a range of disaster recovery processes. He is also a well-recognised presenter at national technology events on data storage, cloud services and especially cloud cost optimization.

Most recently, Mark was the principal architect of Calligo’s data insights platform, a purpose-built cloud environment for machine learning workloads that delivers results twice as fast as AWS and Google, with half the margin for error.

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