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Tom Steinberg

Founder of mySociety

Tom is a person who cares a lot about how digital technologies are used to advance the public interest, and who worries a lot about this being done badly. He is a former CEO who specialises in helping current leaders to develop clear strategies. He is the founder of mySociety, a citizen-empowerment NGO of which he remains hugely proud, running websites like TheyWorkForYou.com and WhatDoTheyKnow.com He is a writer on a range of issues relating to power, technology and government. He is currently Digital Transformation Lead at the Big Lottery Fund. He is a student of economic and technological history. I’m motivated by, and interested in various issues – here’s a list. He is a husband, son, brother and cat owner.