Kevin Lewis

Kevin co-founded Lewis Fowler in 2002. A credentialed Project Management Professional and member of the Project Management Institute, he is a founding board member of the Colorado Society for Information Management and is active in several defense-related associations. He earned his BS degree in Computer Information Systems/Economics from Regis College, with advanced studies in Technology Management from the University of Denver/Daniels College of Business. Prior to founding Lewis Fowler, Kevin held key positions at Qwest Communications, formerly US WEST, Inc. As their Senior Director of Information Technology, he led a team responsible for IT operational processes, tools and metrics for an international information technology organization of 7,000+ associates.
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Cybersecurity in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Kevin Lewis on 3/15/17 12:00 PM

Many leaders in every industry today are rightfully concerned with the growing cybersecurity threat.

One vertical, the oil and gas industry, faces unique cybersecurity challenges. The distributed ownership and operational nature of the industry infrastructure has led to wide differences in the application of security management practices. This, combined with the general industry image problems, media focus, and potential for large scale disruption, makes the industry in general a tempting target to cyber threats. The industry ranks number two behind utility companies for certain types of cyber-attacks and according to General Keith Alexander, retired Director of the National Security Agency, “41% of malicious attacks reported to the DHS were focused on the energy sector making it a prime target of such attacks.” Attacks can include targeting proprietary data, production disruptions and theft of employee and customer sensitive data.

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Findings from the COGA Rocky Mountain Energy Summit

Posted by Kevin Lewis on 9/9/16 11:00 AM

I attended the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit last week here in Denver and had a few observations.

Optimism

Many industry people that I know and met at the show are increasing optimistic about the state of the Oil and Gas industry. I asked everyone that I spoke with how they felt about the industry and what they felt the near term looked like.  Contrary to the last two years, attendees were much more optimistic and looking forward to a more predictable pricing environment and an increase in spending and exploration budgets.  It definitely felt like a significant change to me.

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Highlights from the Colorado PMO Forum

Posted by Kevin Lewis on 2/26/16 11:44 AM
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Learnings from 3 Transformative Business Leaders at the Inc. 5000 Conference

Posted by Kevin Lewis on 11/11/15 1:40 PM

 

I recently attended the Inc. 5000 conference (#Inc5000), an invitation only event for this year’s winners, for the 5000 fastest growing companies in the United States. Being surrounded by over 1,000 entrepreneurs for three days was a great reminder of why Amy Fowler Stadler and I started Lewis Fowler almost 14 years ago and have enjoyed the success that we have.

Additionally, it was a unique opportunity to observe and understand the different ways that companies are challenging traditional business models and assumptions.

Three business leaders in particular captured my attention.

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