Glenn Thomas
Data Science Team Manager

As a senior data scientist Glenn manages and mentors a team of data scientists for Harmonic. 

Glenn is a highly skilled data scientist with strong statistical modelling, programming and communication skills. 

Glenn's interests are developing predictive models that can be operationalised for real time use, dashboard development, data science team building and water analytics.

Glenn first joined Harmonic as part of a scholarship programme in 2012. He has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Statistics and a BSc/BCom conjoint degree majoring in Statistics, Applied Mathematics and Finance, from the University of Auckland.

Glenn has contributed to a diverse range of client projects including: Social Network Analysis for a mobile phone operator, Infrastructure analytics for Wellington City Council, advanced asset analytics, dashboard development and water analytics for district and city councils around New Zealand, forecasting for Transpower New Zealand, data science solutions for Watercare and data science training for an aviation client. The training involved core data science skills, machine learning, time series analysis, and dashboard development.

Glenn is a highly proficient R programmer and has experience in using other languages including SAS, Python, SQL, Java, Matlab, HTML, C++ and LaTeX.

In his spare time Glenn is part of a model railway club, enjoys hiking and is involved in his church, including a mentoring initiative for graduates so they thrive in their first few years of work.