Join us for happy hour drinks and an evening with Mike Bracken, Chief Digital Officer for the Co-operative Group, and former Director of the Government Digital Service (GDS)- the agency leading digital transformation of the U.K. government.
A true leader in the digital government space, Mike is no stranger to Code for America-- be sure to check out his keynote address at the 2013 Code for America Summit!
Mike is Chief Digital Officer for the Co-operative Group, a Manchester based £10bn mutual commercial institution. He is also a partner in public.digital, a consultancy which transforms Governments and large public institutions.
Mike was appointed Executive Director of Digital for the UK Government in July 2011. He was responsible for overseeing and improving the Government’s digital delivery of public services. Prior to joining the Government, Mike worked at Guardian News & Media as Digital Development Director for nearly four years; helped set up e-democracy site My Society and was a Director/Shareholder at technical services company Wavex.