As New Product Development Manager at Centrica Hive Lizi was named Management Today’s top 35 under 35 Women in Business. She managed their Hive View programme, and biggest internal technology investment since the launch of the award-winning Hive Active HeatingTM Thermostat.Since then she has progressed to head up British Gas’ UK Home Innovation Lab focusing on delivering radical break out products for BG.
Prior to working at Centrica she received a BSc (HONS) in Microbiology from the University of Manchester (2010) before working for Johnson & Johnson and 3M as a medical device and pharmaceutical product development scientist. Lizi also holds an MBA from Manchester Business School (2014).
As we leave the early adopter stage of smart home technology and start appealing to mass markets, the consumer requires end to end solutions oppose to stand alone devices. Home Services that are enabled by smart technology are the next step to creating the seamlessly connected home our consumers desire.