Chief Technology Officer
Simon Daykin is Chief Technology Officer for Leidos UK’s Civil, Defence and Health business units, providing strategic business technology leadership for UK customers. Motivated by the benefits technology can bring, Simon is passionate about supporting digital transformations through strategy, design and delivery to solve some of the most challenging problems in today’s world.
Before joining Leidos, Simon served as Chief Architect of NATS, leading the technical strategy and design phases of an air traffic control transformation programme. As CTO of Logicalis, Simon ran many major digital and service transformation programmes. These executive roles built on his earlier career in architecture and integration in Financial Services ((Portman Building Society (now part of the Nationwide)) and in the Defence sector with Racal/Thales.
Outside of work his interest in technology doesn’t stop. Simon continues to develop his ‘Smart Home’, exploring green technologies, and the ‘internet of things’. You can see more for yourself on the BBC News website.
1:25 pm - 2:05 pm
Delivering Digital Transformation at Scale
Theatre: The State of the Public Sector
Digital change holds the key to transforming both the provision and quality of public services. This session will look at some of the ways technology can be used to revolutionise the interactions between state and citizen.
- Ensuring the skills and capability is in place to deliver digital change
- Effectively procuring digital solutions
- Meeting cultural barriers to adaptive digital change
- Creating services that fit around the needs of citizens