Dr. John  Bates

Dr. John Bates

Dr. John Bates is a recognized visionary and entrepreneur in the software industry and has a strong track record of innovation in areas such as event-driven architectures, smart environments, and business activity monitoring. In particular, Bates is recognized as one of the foremost driving forces behind the emergence of complex event processing (CEP) and has pioneered the commercial use of event processing applications in business solutions that empower operational responsiveness, including capital markets trading, risk and compliance, telecommunications, fraud prevention, smart logistics and many more.In July 2010, Bates became a member of the newly established Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) for the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The CFTC is an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and options markets in the United States.