Andrew Hughes joined the LNS Research team in May of 2015 and is a Principal Analyst with his primary focus being research and analysis in the Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) practice. Andrew has 30 years of experience in manufacturing IT, software research, sales and management across a broad spectrum of manufacturing industries.
Before joining LNS Research, Andrew was on sabbatical in Ethiopia. Prior to this he worked at Gartner as a research director in the manufacturing group as lead analyst in MOM and related manufacturing software fields. Before joining Gartner, Andrew led the Manufacturing Execution Systems team in Europe at process industry software provider Aspen Technology. Prior to this he worked in diverse software fields including DVD player development at Philips Electronics, as engineering manager in Honeywell for both integrated manufacturing and airports solutions, and initially in GEC Marconi doing research on ultra-reliable software systems. Andrew has a BSc honours degree in Computer Science from York University.