Adtech Design and Development Leaders | S1 Ep 2 

Jakey Bentwood

By Jakey Bentwood

11 Apr 2023

2 min read

Adtech Design and Development Leaders | S1 Ep 2 

Lab Planner to Lab Leader with Regal Leftwich, VP of CannonDesign 


Adtech Design and Development Leaders, hosted by our very own recruitment expert Jakey Bentwood, provides an excellent opportunity for professionals of all levels to learn from thought leaders in the industry. Discussions will be based around avenues for development, areas of focus, how to speak about project experience, and over time help guide other professionals in their longer-term goals and motivations. 


In the first episode of Adtech Design and Development Leaders, Jakey Bentwood is joined by Regal Leftwich; industry leader and VP of CannonDesign. They discuss Regal's career and development, his design preferences, his future goals, and advice to other industry professionals. They even touch on his personal hobbies and passions – an S&T/Lab Designer AND an artist all in one. For those with creative drives alongside a passion for science and lab facilities, this is a must-listen. 



As a Lab Planner and Registered Architect, Regal has over 20 years of experience in the industry with the last 15 years dedicated to lab facilities. His work includes over 65 lab projects encompassing 10 million SF including wet and dry research labs, teaching labs, and animal facilities. 


In his current position, he implements programming, planning, and lab design for research-based clients in higher ed, government, and industry. On each project he plays a vital role in identifying current and future requirements of institution stakeholders like scientists and researchers, to convey to the design team in the form of presentations, technical reports, space lists, room data sheets and equipment lists, specifications, and construction documents. 



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