About

Dr Jerry Fishenden

jf photoTechnologist, writer, composer. Ex-Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Microsoft UK, City financial services and investments senior regulator, Parliament, and the NHS. Extensive track record of digital technology leadership, delivery and implementation. CIO columnist and CIO 100 judge.

City University identify him as one of their famous alumni, and Wikipedia as as “one of the UK’s leading authorities in the world of technology”.

Current and recent work includes a range of interim C-level exec roles working with a mix of private and public sector clients: Chief Technical Advisor to the Home Office; interim Deputy CTO at HM Government; Senior Technical Advisor HM Government; Guest Senior Lecturer, Cambridge University Judge Business School; Member of the External Advisory Board for the Centre for the Digital Economy, University of Surrey; trouble-shooting major IT-enabled change programmes; mobile app development (see ‘London Streets‘); R&D into new and future tech and its impact on society; Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee for their inquiry and report into the effective use of IT by government (“Government and IT ‘A Recipe For Rip-Offs’: Time For A New Approach”); independent specialist advice to Boards, MPs, Peers, Media.

Jerry is a Fellow with Chartered status of the British Computer Society (FBCS CITP), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain and a member of the Computer Arts Society (CAS).

Jerry’s current roles include: Chief Technology Officer, VoeTek Ltd; Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Bath Spa University’s Centre for Creative Computing; Chair of the independent UK Government Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group; Member of Cambridge University’s Open Platforms and Innovation Group; Non-Executive Director and Trustee of Privacy International.

Samples of previous roles include: Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics; 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; Member of the Grid Computing Now (.ppt) Knowledge Transfer Network. Jerry is also a regular contributor to a variety of media and appears as a guest and keynote speaker in the UK and abroad.

Dr Jerry Fishenden FBCS CITP FRSA. Contact Jerry by leaving a comment on this blog site, or via LinkedIn or Twitter.

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Last updated January 2016