James Malone

Chief Technology Officer

Appointed to role
April 2024.

Skills and experience
James has over 20 years' experience in industry and academia, working across data engineering, AI, and bioinformatics, as well as building and leading global engineering teams, largely to support biomedical R&D.

At BenchSci, as VP Data Engineering, Machine Learning, and Bioinformatics, he was involved in applying best practices in AI and data engineering to R&D, including drug safety and discovery. As Chief Technology Officer at SciBite, James helped build software using ontologies, machine learning, and knowledge graphs to analyse scientific data. Prior to this, he was at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), working on a variety of data sources, such as Open Targets.

James has a PhD in Machine Learning and Bioinformatics and spent two years at Edinburgh University as a Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence.