Richard was most recently the head of operations and lead for a global team of over 300 including software, hardware and data engineers along with operations teams at Amazon. The team was focused on developing and launching ultra-fast, last-mile delivery services in under 60 minutes, these efforts included data collection and labeling, manufacturing, supply chain systems integration, and commercial delivery. Richard has over two decades of executive experience in the tech industry, leading teams at companies such as Facebook, Google, and Motorola, driving growth, and enhancing product operations and innovation, from early stage to commercialization. He has also held several diverse positions, including at Barnes and Noble as the Vice President of Operations and Logistics, at Flex as the Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Consumer Electronics Division, and at Nokia as Vice President of operations and technology, working in over 9 countries spanning the globe. Richard has a degree in engineering and is originally from the United Kingdom.