Leslie is Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has a global reputation for his work in robotic process automation, AI, cognitive automation and the future of work, digital innovation, outsourcing, global management strategy, organizational change, IT management, and managing digital business. He is co-author of 55 books on these subjects, and has published over 230 refereed papers in journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies. He is a regular keynote speaker at international practitioner and academic conferences, and has been retained as adviser and expert witness by major corporations and government institutions in the UK, Europe, South Africa, USA and Australia.
Recent books , available at www.sbpublishing.org include: Robotic and Cognitive Automation: The Next Phase (2018)