Mark Cridge

mySociety
UK

Mark is Chief Executive of mySociety, a UK based social enterprise, who operate digital services used by over 10 million people each year in 40 countries worldwide. mySociety build and share digital technologies that give people the power to get things changed, across the three practice areas; Democracy, Freedom of Information, and Better Cities. These include the popular UK sites FixMyStreet.com, TheyWorkForYou.com and WhatDoTheyKnow.com. 

Prior to mySociety, Mark enjoyed a diverse 20-year digital career including stints as COO at BERG, the Internet of Things design consultancy, and as a senior advisor at political campaigners Blue State Digital in London.

Originally studying Architecture at Strathclyde University, he got his commercial start in 1996 working for a small web design agency in Birmingham before setting up glue London, the UK’s first digital advertising agency in 1999, going on to become global managing director of Isobar, following glue’s acquisition in 2005.