John Jackson is CEO of the London Grid for Learning. Previously, Jackson served as CIO at Camden Council and Digital Strategy Lead. While serving as Camden Council CIO, John radically redesigned IT into cross cutting centers of excellence and reduced bottom line IT spend by £5m. He has also overseen Camden’s development of government as a platform, delivered using open source products, which have enabled the delivery of multi-million pound savings. Outside of Camden he has contributed to the development of a National Procurement Strategy for IT and is passionate about open systems and open source as the blue print to public sector transformation and citizen focused service delivery.