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IT Specialist NA z Analytics, Machine Learning for z/OS, Blockchain, zAnalytics Data Scientist




Jamar Smith is a Client Technical Specialist and zAnaltics Data Scientist on the North America zAnalytics team. He has been with IBM over a year now and specializes in machine learning and analytics on the IBM Z platform. Jamar is a machine learning and IBM Z evangelist with more than 5 years of experience as a statistician and data scientists working in variety of industries. At IBM, Jamar works closely with customers to address business needs around analytics and demonstrate the value of machine learning on IBM Z. Prior to joining IBM, Jamar received his Masters of Science in Information Management and a Certificate of Advance Studies in Information Security Management from Syracuse University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. When I’m not on the job, I love traveling to new places, learning languages, reading books, and spending time finding new music.

Current and Prior Positions

zAnalytics Data Scientist and Machine Learning Technical Specialist - North America zAnalytics
7/2017 - Present
-Assisting clients develop data science use cases to implement machine learning capabilities with the data stored on IBM Z Private Cloud and other data sources. -Team with colleagues to provide an analytics solution to our customers in order to solve their data analytics and machine learning challenges with data on-premise.