Partner (Public Digital) and Founder (Government Digital Services), Public Digital/Government Digital Services
Tom has over 20 years’ experience in digital transformation. He is a partner at Public Digital, a consultancy which helps governments and large institutions around the world to adapt to the internet-era.
In 2011 Tom co-founded the UK Government Digital Service (GDS), helping the UK rise to number one in the UN e-government rankings.
Prior to GDS, Tom ran the digital innovation arm of Channel 4. He was responsible for the BBC's internet strategy between 2001 and 2007, after launching its first sport website.
In 2003 he helped found mySociety, the world’s leading e-democracy charity, and from 1995 to 1997 Tom was a journalist on the UK edition of Wired Magazine.