Dr. Rebecca J. Parsons
Rebecca has served as our Chief Technology Officer since 2006. Before that, she was vice president of innovation and also worked as a developer and architect for many of our clients.
Before joining Thoughtworks in 1999, she was an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Central Florida, a director’s postdoctoral fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory and an IBM Fellow at Rice University. Before her work as a graduate student at Rice University, she held technology positions at Caterpillar Tractor Company, United Technologies Mostek, and Amdahl Communications.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in both computer science and economics from Bradley University and both a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in computer science from Rice University.