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We are a small but dedicated business focused on delivering only the best results for our clients.


Founded in 2014, Lotus Research is an innovative technology development company focused on the crossroads of burgeoning live video streaming, wearable devices, and machine learning / artificial intelligence. With a mobile-first approach, Lotus Research emphasizes advanced technology, exceptional product design, and immersive user experience to bring to market entertaining and practical solutions. The company’s flagship product is the Vū-Mē platform that enables content owners and brands the power to monetize their social engagement through the innovative integration of high definition streaming media, targeted programmatic advertising, and wearable technologies, all supported by measurable data analytics and robust machine learning.


Through the Vū-Mē platform and other initiatives, Lotus Research seeks to empower a community of brand marketers, content owners and digital mavens distribute high quality digital media to audiences across the globe on nearly any type of device and platform. Global distribution and engagement will in turn foster more opportunities for revenue generation spanning advertising, subscriptions and a la carte purchases.

Meet our amazing team




Leonard Pimentel is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Lotus Research.  Leonard’s professional and academic career highlights his diverse background in finance, business, and technology.

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David Schwartz


SVP, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

David Schwartz is the SVP, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Lotus Research, a position to which he brings over 15 years of experience in business and strategic partnership development.

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Josh Eliashberg is the Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing and Professor of Operations and Information Management, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Kasey has various degrees of entertainment experience. He has a track record of over twenty-six years in the business. From originating company structure, budgets, overseeing day to day operations, training staff, managing artist, athletes, models, reviewing contract, generating contract, negotiating contracts, advising on contracts to coordinating large scale productions.

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Les Stewart, Jr.


Business Development and Special Projects Manager

Les Stewart, Jr. is a Business Development and Special Projects Manager for Lotus Research. Les’ professional career brings many years of specialty high-end Sales and Marketing experience to the team.

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Mei Pang


Mei Pang brings more that 15 years of hands on experience in Information Technology. As the Director of Dev Ops and Systems Integration, she oversees the management and implementation of Dev Ops, Information Security and Fintech for Lotus Research.

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Paul Manzano


Paul was formerly owner of an LLC, contracting with businesses in the SEM and online advertising space, utilizing SEO techniques, and syndicating sponsored search feeds from Yahoo! and InfoSpace, as well as other third-party algorithmic search feeds.

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