John has Worldwide responsibility for Client Engagement for Blockchain. He is a very experienced leading edge technology expert that helps clients advance their Point of View on contemporary topics. He helps clients define use cases and solutions across all industries with this transformative technology. John has Europe-wide responsibility for SWG Strategy and engagement with focus on Government, Defence and Intelligence customers. In addition he has the leadership of CTO architecture team that sits across Europe to set the technical agenda, engage on opportunities and provide Industry specific feedback to the product development organisations. With over 30 years of experience in and across IBM he is a true knowledge source for those with the most advanced challenges and ambitions.