Speaker profile

Richard Milne

VP & General Manager, Digital Science
Thermo Fisher Scientific

As Vice President and General Manager for Digital Science, Richard is responsible for driving revenue and customer engagement with our core digital science and informatics capabilities.

Richard Milne has more than 20 years of experience in the world of digital marketing, eBusiness, customer experience and developing web properties. Richard is passionate about the changing nature of business and has long believed the future will be digital—where automation, AI, data science, IoT, connected devices and eCommerce become the main ways customers interact with companies.

Prior to joining the company 13 years ago, he worked as an internet technologies consultant for the Scottish Government. And before that, he championed early digital marketing by building eCommerce websites and leading direct marketing campaigns for large CPG clients.

Richard is inspired by the changing landscape of commerce, the power of partnership and the ever-increasing value of platform thinking.