About this speaker
Richard has over fifteen years experience in Digital, Efficiency and Change. He has extensive knowledge of both the public and private sectors, with experience in Sales, Operations, Policy, Contract Management and Contract Performance before moving into Digital.
Richard is the Founder of Syncity Ltd, which focuses on fixing digital programmes to succesfully deliver their desired outcomes. Richard has created a number of tools to help in delivering succesful programmes. His main methodology is Be The Five (book available on Amazon) but he aligns this with his ditch Agile and 5d Agile frameworks. This has led to Syncity now producing their own software aimed at delivering succesful projects, with the focus on success and not management.
Syncity continue to work across both Public and third Sectors.
In his time in local government Richard wrote one of the first Cloud Technology Strategies, negotiated the first direct deal with Cityfibre, worked on the Connecting Cambridgeshire Fibre broadband project, won AWS’ City on a Cloud competition, was a member of the team that won The Worlds Smartest City in 2015, was named as one of the first Digital Leaders 100 club members and named as one of Computer Weekly’s rising stars (2015). Richard also featured in Forbes magazine for his work on Digital City Peterborough, bringing all the layers of infrastructure, cloud technology, the public sector and the private sector to grow Peterborough’s Digital and Technology sectors. Richard is also a keen public speaker having spoken across the world on cloud computing and is a judge for a number of computing and digital awards.