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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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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


Senior Devops Engineer

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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Lead Full Stack Developer

Matthew is an enthusiastic world traveler and follower of scientific computing, compilers, web development, and computer security. He has learned from universities and government organizations and worked for individual clients, startups, and more. He lives to solve problems, and he contributes actively to open source and community projects.

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Lead Data Scientist

Formally trained in Machine Learning and with a breadth of experience in applying ML models to production, his specialty is in finding tractable solutions to complex data modeling problems (user behavior prediction, recommender systems, NLP, and intelligent data cleaning).

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UX/UI Creative Designer

Yulia received her education of Industrial Design from the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts of Turin and she completed her advanced Master course in Italy’s renowned Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated top of her class.

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Senior Software Engineer

Add this bio to the lotusresearch.com site Experienced software engineer with 11y+ of overall experience in the industry, with deep understanding of distributed systems development, network protocols, databases and best practices in software architecture. I've completed projects in entertainment, healthcare, restaurant, telecom, fintech and other areas.

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