CIO Interview: Lee Cowie, Chief Technology Officer, Merlin Entertainments
CIODIVE, June 7th, 2022
June 19, 2022,
Volume 291, Issue 3
The theme park giant faced an enormous challenge during Covid with its venues closed, but digital technology came to the rescue and is now opening up new opportunities
Mark Samuels reports in CIODIVE,
"Lee Cowie, chief technology officer (CTO) at Merlin Entertainments, chats about technology leadership responsibilities in front of a giant picture of superhero Iron Man. It's a vivid reminder of the kind of company he works for and a visual clue to his feelings about his role.
'I get a real buzz from working on something that is relatable,' he says. 'That's what gets me out of bed each morning and that's why I took the role. It's like the ultimate job for me. I am a big kid at heart. I just love what we do. No day ever really feels like working for me.'..."
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