Mark Hillary is an author, blogger, and advisor on technology and globalisation. He has written several successful books, including ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’, ‘Who Moved My Job?’, ‘Talking Outsourcing’, and ‘Building a Future with BRICs’.
Mark is CEO of Brazilian tech research firm, IT Decisions; buy-side focused with the largest active community of CIOs in Brazil.
He is one of the best known British bloggers focused on politics, globalisation and technology and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Reuters, The Guardian, and Computer Weekly.
Mark’s blogging for Reuters is particularly focused on British politics and the network society – he live-blogged the entire 2010 general election with a focus on issues such as immigration, hi-tech services, and the digital economy.
Mark is one of 100 official British bloggers covering the London 2012 Olympics. He was shortlisted as business blogger of the year in 2009 & 2011 by Computer Weekly and won the SSON 2011 best blogger award.
Mark has advised the UN on the development of the IT industry in Africa and Bangladesh, the Indian government on service exports, and the British government on developing a hi-tech economy – as well as being a blogging mentor to teenage children under the guidance of the Department for Education.
Mark is a visiting MBA lecturer at London South Bank University, focused on corporate structures and the globalisation of services. He has lectured at several other universities, inc. LSE and Loughborough. He is presently writing a book about Twitter and a UN book on social media use in developing countries.
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