Johnson Poh

Head of Data Science (Adjunct Faculty, SMU School of Information Systems) / DBS Bank

Johnson is currently Head Data Science / Practice Lead for Big Data Analytics at DBS Bank where he leads a team of data scientists in developing strategy, best practices and leveraging data driven tools and techniques. He holds an adjunct faculty appointment at SMU School of Information Systems and his focus areas include applied statistical computing, machine learning as well as big data tools and techniques.

An avid programmer and data enthusiast, Johnson enjoys developing apps and data products. Most recently, he was awarded first prize in Singapore’s largest coding competition, Hackathon@SG 2015 as well as the CapitaLand Data Challenge 2016. Johnson completed his bachelor’s degree at University of California, Berkeley, majoring in the subjects of Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Economics. He received his postgraduate degree in Statistics at Yale University.