Jason’s focus at Publicis Groupe is on decision intelligence. He is a strategic, technical and com-mercially astute executive who has over 20 years of experience of starting, growing and managing data & tech businesses. He has worked at corporate level, leading a global data innovation team focusing on privacy, data sharing, consent & personalisation. He has also co-founded data tech-nology start-ups and data research labs, the former being a social media data intelligence software using AI natural language processing for sentiment and emotional analysis and topic clustering, and the latter, a research data lab as part of ScaleUpNation, in Amsterdam, using machine learn-ing & network science to research ‘what lies behind a successful scale-up’. Prior to joining Publicis Jason was working with two start-ups, one developing verifiable credential & token technology in-frastructure and another developing an AI governance platform.
Jason has written, presented and produced 3 radio documentaries for BBC on technology (‘Being Social’ on social media & data; ‘Becoming Artificial’ on AI & what it means for humans and ‘Going Viral’ on the use of technology during the first Covid lockdown). Jason has also written & presented on data & AI and he is a member of the European AI Alliance