John Larson leads Booz Allen’s artificial intelligence (AI) practice. He directs more than 600 engineers, innovators, and technologists providing award-winning AI solutions in support of the most critical missions for national defense, civilian agencies, and intelligence communities.
His industry expertise encompasses the energy and natural resources, automotive, maritime, retail, and healthcare and pharmaceutical fields. John is a recognized expert in analytic techniques, such as machine learning, predictive modeling, Bayesian networks, and natural language processing. Prior to joining Booz Allen, John was global head of advanced analytics for IHS Markit where he led enterprise-wide innovation, developing artificial intelligence and machine learning-enabled products and consulting solutions for national governments and global Fortune 500 commercial entities.
John is a co-founder of Aurora Insights and Anomaly Investments. He is also a passionate advocate for AI education, serving on both the General Assembly AI & Data Science advisory board and the AI Education Project advisory board.
John holds a master’s in public policy and a double B.A. in economics and history, both from The College of William and Mary.