Biography

Dr. Rebecca J. Parsons

Dr. Rebecca J. Parsons

Chief Technology Officer

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.