John is an independent consultant with significant experience of the practical application of digital health. He was previously Healthcare Industry Leader for Europe for IBM, and a member of the IBM Industry Academy. He is past President (2015-2018) of EHTEL, and a Global Board Director of HIMSS (2016-2018). John is often invited to provide expert commentary about developments in Digital Health, Big Data and Analytics, and he has spoken at many conferences over the past decade. His current interests include digital cardiology, advances in hearing health, dementia research, and the impact of AI and Machine Learning on healthcare.