Mark Cridge


mySociety, UK

Mark took position as CEO of mySociety in 2015, bringing experience from a diverse 20-year career in digital technologies. As Chief Executive his job is to ensure that mySociety keeps pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of civic technology, and to support our users, partners and volunteers in the UK and in the many countries where our technologies are implemented.

Originally studying architecture, “which is where I learned how to shape and communicate ideas”, Mark went on to found the UK’s first digital advertising agency, had a stint as COO at BERG, the technology and design consultancy, and worked as a senior advisor at Blue State Digital, the team responsible for the digital strategy used in President Obama’s electoral campaigns.

Mark still likes looking at buildings, and also enjoys following St Mirren Football Club and listening to an eclectic mixture of music.

Speaking In


Donor forum: good practices to support Civic Tech

Come and have input into what the donor community needs to know about the Civic Tech community.

The National Democratic Institute and the Code for All Network are currently exploring the possibility of convening a donor forum on good practices to support Civic Tech. This panel aims to ensure that the concerns of the Civic Tech community are accurately conveyed to the donor community.