John is currently leading the Personal Systems Data Science group in developing analytic services to support HP’s Device as a Service (DaaS) initiative using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. John’s leadership spans across HP in his collaboration with the Print GBUs and the Office of the CTO driving the HP Big Data Cloud Strategy centered around Apache Spark.
A founder of the Data Science and Knowledge Discovery (DSKD) affinity group, John promotes the sharing of knowledge and best practices in Data Science across HP. Landry is also an active member on the Personal Systems TCP Review Board, the Personal Systems Patent Disclosure Review Board, and the HP Information Governance Board. Through John’s leadership and guidance, HP provides input to the Apache Spark leaders influencing the direction of a key technology for HP.
In his 34+ years in the PC industry starting with IBM, John has designed ASICs in the early Compaq PCs, led the architecture and development of the award winning all-in-one Compaq Presario PC, influenced Microsoft, Intel and the PC industry to optimize the PC architecture for the consumer market integrating audio, graphics, and video and to develop new technologies such as USB that drastically lowered the cost of a PC, making it ubiquitous in homes. With a passion for the customer, John refocused his career on automated support leading the development of HP Support Assistant and UEFI Hardware diagnostics. His interest in data and analytics led him to Big Data, Cloud computing, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence applied to improving the PC user experience and enabling you HP business opportunities through device data analytics.
An author of several HP specifications used today in HP PCs and over 30 patents, John prides himself in mentoring engineers. He is currently collaborating across HP to create a Data Science Career Path along with a Data Science Learning Path. John is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, graduating with Honors while lettering in Football for the Gators.