Mark Thompson is a senior lecturer in information systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, a key architect of the UK government’s open IT strategy, and strategy director at Methods Group. He is co-author of the book, Digitizing Government, and writes on digital transformation in the public sector. Mark has 22 years of information and systems and change management experience and is currently strategy director and co-owner, Methods Group, where he has created two thriving startups since 2011 - Methods Advisory and Methods Digital. He is a member of the National Audit Office's Digital Advisory Panel, and was until recently a main board member of the UK technology trade association Intellect UK (now TechUK), and is also a member of the CBI 21st Century Public Services Task and Finish Group. Prior to Methods, Mark was a change management consultant at Accenture.