Head of Data Science for Retail, Marks and Spencer
John Mildinhall is Head of Data Science for Retail at Marks and Spencer. He is building the next generation of AI systems to deliver efficiency worthy of 2023 to over a thousand stores in the UK. His team provides a quarter of a million forecasts to the business each week, and tens of millions of pounds worth of value to M&S each year. He has a Ph.D in Neuropsychology and wrote the Open Data strategy for both the Department for Transport and the Ministry of Justice.