James is an Engineering Director leading Google Cloud’s Web3 efforts. Previously at Google, James was a member of the CTO Office specializing in data engineering and machine learning technical disciplines. Prior to joining Google, James worked in capital markets at Citi in various front-office currency trading and technology leadership roles. James was a Fintech co-founder and started the first regulated (UKGC) business on a public cloud. James previously worked as a technologist across different industries and holds a DPhil in the Computational Neuroscience of Vision from the University of Oxford.