Mark Thompson

Owner and Strategy Director

Methods Group

Mark Thompson has 22 years’ experience in public sector ICT.

He is Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, Visiting Professor at Surrey Business School, Strategy Director at Methods Group, specialists in digitally-enabled public services, Board Member of Digital Leaders, and recent Board Member of Intellect/Tech UK.

He has published in several top-tier IS and organisation journals including Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Information and Organization, and Information Technology for Development, and is a reviewer for over 16 journals.

As IT futures adviser to George Osborne and then Cabinet Office, Mark was one of the architects of government’s shift towards Open standards/platforms, and is a frequent contributor to columns and/or chair of panels and conferences on Digital public services.

His co-authored book, Digitizing Government, appears in December.