Researcher Profiles
Richard Sykes
Research Associate, Leading Edge Forum

Dr Richard Sykes is a Research Associate for the Leading Edge Forum. He has his own practice as a board-level counsellor, trusted advisor, strategic coach and facilitator in information and communications technology (ICT) strategies and their implementation, sourcing and governance.

 

Richard has a particular focus on the workings of the ICT services and Business Process sourcing and outsourcing marketplaces. His book, Global Services – Towards a Level Playing Field (jointly authored with Mark Kobayashi-Hilary), was published in April 2007.

Richard has held senior executive roles in a major global multinational, and non-executive chairmanships in three smaller ventures – and has lived and operated internationally. He is now non-executive chairman/director of several young ventures in both the IT industry and in the arts world. He also chairs the Outsourcing & Offshore Group at Intellect, the UK trade association for the Hi-Tech industries.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Leading Edge Forum Journal: December 2007 -The Globalization of IT

20 NOV 2007 / ALEX MAYALL, KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA, RICHARD SYKES, DOUGLAS NEAL, MARC POSNER, ALBERT SPROKHOLT

Accessing Best of Breed - Making Multisourcing Work

01 AUG 2007 / LEMUEL LASHER, RICHARD SYKES

Mobilizing ‘Best of Breed’ to Advantage

20 JUN 2007 / LEMUEL LASHER, RICHARD SYKES

Making Multi-Sourcing Work

24 MAY 2007 / LEMUEL LASHER, RICHARD SYKES

Strategies for Best of Breed Sourcing

26 JAN 2007 / RICHARD SYKES