Researcher Profiles
Lewis Richards
Researcher

Lewis Richards, based in the UK, is a researcher and self-styled Digital Chef for Leading Edge Forum.  He is responsible for research into Pro-active, Haptic Sensing and bringing additional value to clients as Head of our 21st Century Human Upgrade Programme Advisory practice, enabling clients to build hands-on digital skills. 

Lewis’ most recent publications are the Technology Trends and Me video series; AI & Me,  Automation & Me and VR & Me which provide insights on today's emerging trends as we try to make sense of the world around us. Prior to this, Lewis authored the report The Field Engineer of the Future – An LEF Xperience Lab Case Study.

Lewis is a seasoned IT leader having spent 16 years working for CSC where he performed a number of UK and International roles within Financial Service and the Corporate Office of Innovation.  Lewis managed the European Innovation Centre for CSC and worked with clients and partners to showcase Next Gen technologies whilst articulating how IT can address the needs of current business problems.

In his previous post, Lewis was responsible for Global Portfolio Management for CSC's Application Business.  This role involved the management of a diverse workforce and the reengineering of the applications business, including the adoption of a globalized portfolio management process and the implementation of product and technology roadmaps.

Lewis is passionate about collaboration and the cultural changes required to enhance business functions.

Lewis has a BSc from the University of Surrey and an MBA in Technology Management from the Open University.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Technology Trends & Me: Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Me - Episode 3

21 JUN 2017 / LEWIS RICHARDS

Technology Trends & Me: Automation & Me – Episode 2

27 MAR 2017 / LEWIS RICHARDS

Technology Trends and Me: VR & Me – Episode 1

23 JAN 2017 / LEWIS RICHARDS

Take your Fitness and Health Tracking to the Next Level in 2017 - Advice from LEF’s Digital Chef

20 JAN 2017 / LEWIS RICHARDS

21st Century Human Podcast – Episode 2

11 JAN 2017 / DAVID GOLDSBY, LEWIS RICHARDS, BOB BARKER

PRESS ARTICLES

Turn Consumer Technology into Practical Business Innovation
ComputerWeekly (Mar 2016)