Currently, providing consulting services in Big Data & Analytics for an Insurance company. Prior to his current role, Richard was Director of Search, Big Data & Analytics at Yellow Pages. While at YP, his team won an Octas in 2015, category Big Data & Analytics and in 2016 his team won a Data Impact Award, category Data platform optimization in NYC (Strata & Hadoop World). Previous roles included Enterprise Architect Adviser at Financial Institutions (Desjardins Group and before National Bank), Global Chief Architect at TataCommunications, and leader of the Canadian BI Practice while at Capgemini. Some other companies where Richard was involved include Texas Instruments, GM, Sikorsky Aircraft, Ecolab, Unisys, CN Railways, Air Canada, Canadian Tire, IBM, Bell Canada, TD Canada Trust Bank and AT&T Canada. Recently, Richard was speaker/panelist at Strata & Hadoop World (NYC), Conference Board of Canada – CITE (Halifax), Chief Analytics Officers (San Francisco), Tableau (Las Vegas), Gartner BI & Analytics (Las Vegas), Canada CIO Summit (Montreal), Big Data & Analytics Summit (Toronto).