JP Rangaswami

JP was appointed Chairman of the Web Science Trust in December 2019; he is also a Trustee on the board of Cumberland Lodge and a governor of Hammersmith Academy.  Having retired from full-time employment in 2018 after turning 60, JP also serves on the boards of a major media company, a bank and an alternative energy firm. Till September 2018 he was Chief Data Officer and Head of Innovation of Deutsche Bank; prior to that he was Chief Scientist of Salesforce.com (2010-2014) and of BT (2006-2010).  He is an Adjunct Professor in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and of the Royal Society for the Encouragements of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Mr. Rangaswami holds a Degree in Economics and Statistics from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta.