Richard Stirling is the co-founder and CEO of Oxford Insights.He has been at the intersection of government and technology throughout his career, advising centres of government on a broad range of areas, from tax policy for peer to peer exchanges through to identity policy. Over the past 4 years he has taken that expertise worldwide as the Open Data Institute’s International Director. There he designed the Open Data Institute’s corporate membership programme and then lead its advisory practice for four years. He advised governments around the world (including the UK, Malaysia, Shanghai, Singapore and Tanzania) on how to use their data to unlock economic growth and to support innovation in the economy.