X Aniversario ALC: Simon Willis

“One of the things the basques are brilliant at is choosing areas to tell stories, they bring people closer”

Simon Willis was formerly global head of public sector innovation at Cisco for many years, Simon has also worked at a number of Govtech start-ups and twice run UK voluntary sector organizations. The first half of his career was spent working for the UK Government on digital transformation and social security reform at DWP and at Her Majesty’s Treasury as UK head of financial crime and lead delegate to the FATF. He is a widely acknowledged expert on managing complex innovation ecosystems for the public good and has published on the subject as well as addressing the UN, TEDX and many others. Currently, Simon manages strategic government partnerships globally at Mastercard as well a number of related innovation projects. He also oversees climate change related product innovation.