Jerry is a technologist with a 25+ year track record of successful innovation, leadership and delivery of IT. He is currently working with a range of clients to achieve better for less from the effective use of IT, and developing a range of new mobile apps.
Outside his main day job as Technology Director of VoeTek, Jerry is also a Member of Cambridge University’s Open Platforms and Innovation Group; Chair of the UK Government’s Identity Assurance Programme Privacy and Consumer Stakeholder Communications Group; Co-Founder of the Centre for Technology Policy Research; Non-Executive Director of Privacy International; and a columnist with CIO magazine.
His previous roles include: chief technology officer for Microsoft; Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics; Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee for their inquiry and report into the effective use of IT by government; Member of the Scottish Government’s expert panel on identity management and privacy; Non-Executive Director and charitable trustee of Leicester Arts Ltd; Non-Executive Director of Phoenix Square Film and Digital Media centre; head of networking at the UK Houses of Parliament; head of business systems at the city financial regulator; director of IT in the NHS. Jerry is also a regular contributor to a variety of media and appears as a guest and keynote speaker in the UK and abroad.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; a Fellow with Chartered status of the British Computer Society (FBCS CITP); a Fellow of the Institute for the Management of Information Systems (FIMIS); a Fellow of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers (FIAP); and a Member of the IEEE. He is also a professional member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, a writer and composer, and a member of the Computer Arts Society (CAS).
Dr Jerry Fishenden FBCS CITP FIMIS FIAP FRSA. Contact Jerry by leaving a comment on this blog site or via Twitter @ntouk.
- monthly column in CIO magazine (ongoing). Recent examples include:
- (with Mark Thompson) “The great deverticalisation” series of articles, Computer Weekly, January 2013 onwards
- Fishenden, J and Thompson, M. (2012). “Digital Government, Open Architecture, and Innovation: Why Public Sector IT Will Never Be The Same Again“, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART), September 6, 2012.
- “The implications of identity assurance for public services“, Computer Weekly, April 2012
- Fishenden, J. (2011). “Interactive Computer Visualisations of Time and Place.“ Proceedings of the 2011 Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics, (pp. 69-70)
- “One site to rule them all“, Holyrood, September 2011
- Fishenden, J., & Hugill, A. (2011). “Palimpsests of Time and Place.“ COMPSAC, IEEE 35th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, (pp. 336-345)
- House of Commons Public Administration Committee, Twelfth Report: “Government and IT – ‘A Recipe For Rip-Offs’: Time For A New Approach” (PDF), July 2011 (Specialist Adviser)
Last updated May 2013