Mike Bracken

Executive Director of Digital
Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office

Mike Bracken is a Digital leader with extensive experience in conceptualising, funding, building and leading big-profile companies and partnerships across Technology, Media and Communications. Currently applying this experience to deliver the Digital by Default agenda across HM Government including the delivery of GOV.UK recently described by O'Reilly Radar as "the default for how government should approach their online efforts in the 21st century. Government Digital Service includes several parts of the government's digital estate: DirectGov, BusinessLink, Innovations, Digital Policy, GovUK and Digital Engagement. In addition GDS is developing the wider Government digital strategy, leading on developing transactional improvements and creating a performance framework for all Government services online. Prior to joining Cabinet Office, Mike worked as Director of Digital Development at Guardian News & Media.