Engagement Lead, GovTech Catalyst
Government Digital Service
Rob is the Engagement Lead for GovTech Catalyst, in the GDS Innovation Team.
Previously, he held the role of Head of Public Sector at technology industry trade body, techUK, working closely with departments across the public sector, as well as local government stakeholders. He is an expert in managing strategic relationships between Government and the tech sector.
Rob is passionate about using tech to enable the delivery of excellent public services for citizens.
1:10 pm - 1:40 pm
Panel: Innovation in government: transforming services using emerging technologies
Theatre: Digital and Technology
In 2018, GDS published a milestone landscape review to understand how emerging technologies are being used to drive innovation across government. This cross-government panel will examine the existing innovation framework and networks that are driving change across the public sector, and explore the relationship between technology innovation and digital transformation.
This session considers:
- The opportunities of emerging technologies (AI, RPA, DLT) for government
- The ethical and structural impact of technological innovation
- The importance of data
- The barriers to innovation