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

As we kick-off 2017 with some of us considering New Year diet resolutions, why not take tracking your health to a new level of depth and understanding by using personal medical technology and your genomic data for both financial benefit, and to improve your personal wellness and lifestyle choices. 

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

Increasingly we are becoming aware that we cannot just be passive observers of our wellbeing but rather that we should take a more proactive approach to quantifying our lives. We are surrounded by consumer technology that creates our own personal ‘Big Data’. Developing our abilities to collate, curate and interpret this information means we are on our way to becoming digital humans.

Watch LEF’s Digital Chef, Lewis Richards, describing how the power of technology and personal medical technology and data can be used for your own personal benefit:


Lewis Richards
Lewis Richards is the former researcher and self-styled Digital Chef for Leading Edge Forum.  He was 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.