Bill Mew (@BillMew) is an entrepreneur and high-profile opinion leader that campaigns for striking the right balance between meaningful protection (privacy, security, etc.) and maximising economic and social value (innovation, digital transformation, cloud, smart cities, etc.).
As an entrepreneur, Bill is CEO of CrisisTeam.co.uk (SiliconANGLE global Startup of the Week – May 2019) an elite team of experts in incident response, cyber law, reputation management and social influence that help clients minimize the impact of cyber incidents. Previously, he was the cloud strategist at UKCloud (the UK’s leading govtech player) and on the global leadership of team for IBM Financial Services Sector (the world’s largest fintech player).
On the meaningful protection side of things. he has been profiled as the top global influencer for privacy and digital ethics, he helped lead the crowdfunding to launch None of Your Business (an NGO for pan-European privacy enforcement which brought the main cases against Facebook and others on day 1 of GDPR) and he appears almost weekly on TV/Radio (BBC, RT, etc.) as an expert on digital ethics, data privacy, social media regulation and digital transformation – more broadcast airtime than any other technologist in the UK.
On the innovative use of technology, he was recently listed as one of the global top 100 cloud influencers (second highest in Europe – https://buff.ly/36XURyV), he is a cloud analyst that focuses on related technology use cases from facial recognition and govtech to smart cities and he is also a judge on the UK Cloud Awards.
In addition to his considerable social media following and broadcast audience, he also speaks at numerous major events. He gave keynotes at last year’s London Tech Week and earlier this year to the British Computer Society (https://buff.ly/2u1J1qh), and immediately before Think Cybersecurity for Government he will be delivering a main keynote at the International Crisis Communication Conference in Berlin (https://buff.ly/2VobK3x).