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Dr Richard Sykes

Dr Richard Sykes

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Dr Sykes is a scientist by background to PhD level at Cambridge and Yale, followed by two years as an Associate of Ralph Nader's Public Interest Group in Washington DC. He then spent 27 years with the chemical major ICI in various business management and leadership roles, latterly as ICI's Global Group VP IT. He subsequently chaired several tech ventures and an outsourcing consultancy before serving on the Board of Intellect (now TechUK) the UK business association for the IT, Telecoms and Electronics Industries. He has deep experience in the broad world of business-applied information technology and writes a monthly column for CIO Magazine. Richard also nurtures a strong interest in the world of the visual arts where he chaired the Trustees of the De La Warr Pavilion in the last decade and now chairs the Trustees of Cubitt Artists.

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