As CTO, Paul Lewis drives Pythian’s technology strategy, helping customers leverage and scale their data and cloud assets to deliver valuable business outcomes throughout their digital transformation journey. In addition, Paul steers technical innovations that continue to expand partner relationships. As a 25+ year global CTO and technology executive, Paul is well-known in the industry for his impassioned technology evangelism, client executive advocacy, and technological and business strategy, particularly as it relates to digital transformation and operational IT strategy.
Paul is a frequent speaker at technology and industry events as well as a recurring lecturer at higher educational institutions, presenting on topics such as IT leadership, Digital Transformation, and using data insights to drive growth. He serves on the Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) and Master of Management Artificial Intelligence (MMAI) advisory boards at Schulich School of Business, the IT Media Group advisory board, and as an executive analyst at GigaOm—providing guidance on compelling issues and topics for CIOs and the vendors that serve them.
Paul has worked across a number of firms prior to Pythian, including most recently as Global CTO for Hitachi Ventara and Hitachi Data Systems. Prior to Hitachi, Paul served as the Vice President of Technology for Davis & Henderson, and Vice President of Technology for GHR Systems. Paul holds a Bachelor of Computer Science. He also has leadership and technology graduate certificates from the Tuck School of Business and IMD Business school.