John is a co-founder, director, and CTO at Ascent Software and has over 27 year experience in software development. Outside Ascent John is a senior lecturer in computer science at the University of Malta and also a co-director of the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy at the same university. John’s responsibilities at Ascent include technical and programming standards, solution architecture, and overall software development operations. He has extensive experience in the IT industry and has been actively involved in many local and international projects in sectors such as telecoms, retailing, manufacturing, postal automation, Forex, real estate, finance, banking, and aerospace.
John also heads Ascent’s Special Skills division. This was set up to help clients all over the world solve difficult problems in areas such as finance, Forex, manufacturing, electricity distribution, robotics, scheduling, and optimization using the latest AI and machine learning techniques.
- BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science
- MSc (Hons) in Computer Science
- PhD in Machine Learning
- Institute of Directors
- ISEB Certificate in Software Testing