(TAMPA, Fla.) – AgileThought—a national provider of custom software solutions and development consulting to Fortune 1000 clients—announced today the promotion of James Parks to Chief Data Scientist. In this new role, James will spearhead the delivery and growth of data science services and solutions provided by AgileThought, which increased revenue by 60 percent in 2017.
Taylor Howard, Vice President of AgileThought’s Build Practice, stated, “There are numerous examples of James leading the delivery of deep learning solutions that seamlessly integrate with our enterprise engineering teams. He is a natural fit for the Chief Data Scientist role because he blends technical skill with strategy to build truly innovative solutions.” Howard added, “With James leadership, I’m confident that we can continue to help our clients find new ways to leverage AI and machine learning technologies.”
Parks joined AgileThought as a data scientist in July 2017, where he helped enterprise clients develop and implement artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning strategies. In his new role, Parks will continue to help clients implement these technologies and identify new data monetization opportunities. “For most companies today, data is an untapped source of competitive advantage,” said Parks. “I’m excited to help our clients and prospects discover new ways to leverage their data so that they can make better business decisions and identify new revenue opportunities.”
AgileThought was recently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the best workplaces in the United States, earning the No. 47 spot among the top 100 midsize companies. AgileThought was also named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for the eleventh consecutive year—a milestone achieved by fewer than half of one percent of Inc. 5000 honorees. The company has produced an average yearly revenue growth of 43 percent since its founding in 2004.
AgileThought is a full-service software consulting firm with specializations in enterprise application development, digital and agile transformation and training, DevOps consulting and training, collaboration, SharePoint, data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cloud solutions, and user interface and experience design. Formed in 2004, the company has been noted as one of the country’s Best Companies to Work For by Fortune magazine. It is currently listed on the Inc. 5000 list for the eleventh consecutive year and was also listed as one of the Best Company Cultures by Entrepreneur magazine. It serves Fortune 1000 clients nationwide from offices in Tampa, Atlanta, and Orlando. For more information, visit agilethought.com or call 1-877-514-9180.