Josh Lewis

New York, NY

Josh is CEO of Level49, a technology consulting group. For over 20 years, he has led the design and delivery of complex digital transformation, systems integration, application development, and data analytics initiatives for leading organizations in several industries around the world, including health care, financial services, oil and gas, natural resources, utilities, government, and construction. He also testifies as an expert witness in technology litigation, and is a consulting analyst for a hedge fund.

Prior to Level49, he was CTO at a global technology consulting firm serving the capital projects industry, where he worked to establish and build the business and brand from the ground up. Responsible for technology strategy, product development, and project delivery, he led the firm’s growth from five professionals to sixty, helping it to become a leading technical integrator in its space.

Previously, he led data engineering and analytics initiatives at Davidson Kempner Capital Management, a top ten hedge fund, and was Director of Business Management at CIBC World Markets, a global investment bank.

Josh holds a B.A. in Psychology from UC San Diego, where he did graduate work with pioneering researchers building neural network models of language acquisition and processing. He has a Certificate in Database Application, Design, and Development from the Computer Technology and Applications program at Columbia University, and received dual degrees from the Global Executive MBA program at Columbia Business School and London Business School.