Mona M. Vernon is Chief Technology Officer, Thomson Reuters Labs. The global labs partner with customers and third parties, such as start-ups and academics, on new data-driven businesses. Previously at Thomson Reuters, Mona ran the Emerging Technology group and launched an Open Innovation Challenge program across the enterprise.
Mona holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a S.M. in Engineering and Management from MIT, where her research focused on the role of customer experience in digital business strategy. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, she worked in technology start-ups in product development and management roles.
Mona is an Executive Board Member of the FinTech Sandbox in Boston, a member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Big Data & Cybersecurity Leadership Group, member of the executive committee for Commonwealth’s TechHUB Collaborative, and winner of Boston 50 on Fire.