Leonard Lee

Leonard Lee is the managing director and founder of neXt Curve, a research advisory firm focused on cross-domain ICT technology and industry research. neXt Curve advises some of the leading technology companies, strategy consultancies, private equity firms, regulators and enterprise end user organizations on critical digital topics and priorities of the day.

With more than 25 years as a management consultant and industry analyst, Leonard is a former managing partner with Gartner Inc. and partner/principal with IBM and PwC who has advised and delivered emerging technology and digital business solutions to leading enterprises across a broad range of industries including entertainment & media, telecommunications, financial services, energy, pharmaceutical and consumer and commercial high-tech.

Leonard has worked closely with numerous global 500 companies in driving business innovation and value through the application of emerging digital technologies and business reinvention. He has also advised leading technology firms with their go-to-market strategies for their digital products and services. His specialties include IT & business strategy and governance, digital business innovation, market strategy & analytics, emerging technology and ICT industry research, business transformation & change management, program management, enterprise architecture and M&A/divestitures.

Leonard is an executive fellow with the Drucker School of Management’s Center for the Future of Organization, where he advises on research on digital transformation and organizational change. He's an advisory board member of IoT Community, the world’s largest professional association of IoT practitioners where he contributes thought leadership on IoT strategy and business case development. He is also an influencer on LinkedIn with more than 185,000 followers and a network of more than 10,000 Fortune 500 executives.

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