In his role as VP, Research, Kevin leads the digital research team, focused on the emergence of digital technologies and applications in use cases ranging from Industry 4.0 to digital health and the future consumer. Here, he leads a team of analysts, sets content and go-to-market strategy, and supports strategic initiatives of clients. During his career at Lux, he has served as an analyst and managed multiple teams in the renewable energy space before launching research areas in AI, robotics, sensors, and the Internet of Things, ultimately leading to managing a broader research program around Digital Transformation.
Prior to this, he led Lux’s integration of data science tools into the client experience to provide clients with a mix of high-quality data plus insights from experts. Currently, he also focuses on best practices in innovation management and the application of digital tools to facilitate that process. Additionally, he contributes to the overall product strategy and exploration of new markets at Lux.
Kevin has been cited frequently in the press, in publications including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, and has been an invited speaker at conferences across the globe.
Prior to joining Lux Research, Kevin was a joint postdoctoral researcher at The Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and The University of California, Berkeley, where he worked on novel nanocomposite materials for thermoelectric conversion of waste heat into electricity.
Kevin obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and has authored articles in leading journals on subjects including nanocomposites, organic electronics, sensors, and thermoelectrics. He also holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University.