CEO of Concept Gap in Scotland, has over 30 years of experience in the field of software design and innovation. His background includes over 18 years as an entrepreneur, where he built and sold three different software development companies in the areas of mobile app design, web design and requirements management. It also includes over 5 years as a senior analyst for Gartner, where he led a team that focused on global application design and development trends and where he served as a vocal champion of the emergence of enterprise mobile app technologies. Richard’s expertise covers numerous areas of software development including, mobile, low code, web tools, AI and Blockchain. He has lectured extensively on these topics and published numerous white papers, articles and reports through the years. Richard holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh.