Tom studied Software Engineering and has a strong background in Data Analysis. During his studies he funded a software agency with a focus on biological image analysis. His interest in written language and the intricacies of analyzing text messages led him to become a part of LASTMILE to advance conversational AI systems.

Currently, Tom is Lead ML Developer and Framework Architect at LASTMILE. As part of this startup, he is driving the development of the next generation conversational AI systems under the umbrella of rasa.ai. He is a passionate technologist, always keen to learn more about machine learning technologies, and loves open source.