Garry Turkington has 14 years of industry experience, most of which has been focused on the design and implementation of large-scale distributed systems. In his current roles as VP Data Engineering at Improve Digital and the company’s lead architect he is primarily responsible for the realization of systems that store, process, and extract value from the company’s large data volumes. Before joining Improve Digital he spent time at Amazon UK where he led several software development teams, building systems that process the Amazon catalog data for every item worldwide. Prior to this he spent a decade in various government positions in both the UK and USA.
He has BSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the Queens University of Belfast in Northern Ireland and a MEng in Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in the USA.