Executive Director – Product Owner Payments Validation Services, J.P. Morgan
Wayne Thompson is one of the early pioneers of business predictive analytics, and he is a globally recognized presenter, teacher, practitioner, and innovator in the field of predictive analytics technology. He has worked alongside the world’s biggest and most challenging companies to help them harness analytics to build high-performing organizations.
Wayne is currently an Executive Director at JP Morgan. His team owns and executes the product strategy for Account Validation Services. His team is responsible for delivering and commercializing a suite of data verification services including identity payment instrument and financial services.
Over the course of his 29-year career at SAS, he has been credited with bringing to market landmark SAS analytic technologies (SAS® Text Miner, SAS® Credit Scoring for SAS® Enterprise Miner™, SAS® Model Manager, SAS® Rapid Predictive Modeler, SAS In Memory Statistics, SAS® Scoring Accelerator for Teradata, SAS® Analytics Accelerator for Teradata, and SAS® Visual Statistics). Wayne is also highly skilled at delivering easy-to-use, self-service data mining tools for business analysts, deep learning and cognitive computing.
Wayne received his PhD and MS degrees from the University of Tennessee. During his PhD program, he was also a visiting scientist at the Institut Superieur d’Agriculture.