Researcher Profiles
Matt Ballantine
Research Associate

Matt Ballantine is a Research Associate for Leading Edge Forum, based in the UK, and the author of our June 2016 report, Who Shares Wins. Matt also heads digital strategy and transformation for law firm, Eversheds.

Matt works with clients to help them to take advantage of the opportunities that digital is providing across a number of industry sectors.   In the past two years he has worked to develop digital technology strategies across the public sector at the UK Government Digital Service, and with clients in Pharmaceuticals, Telecoms, Media, Utilities and Professional Services.

Although with experience in Senior Management roles at Microsoft, he has spent most of his career working within technology groups of mid- to large-scale organizations, with a focus in the Media and Marketing sectors.   He was Global CIO for acclaimed global agency Imagination, was part of the IT leadership team at Reuters in the run up to the merger with Thomson, and headed technology strategy for BBC Worldwide, the public service broadcaster's commercial arm.
 
A social scientist by academic background, Matt is a frequent speaker, blogger and columnist on themes of digital transformation, disruption and opportunity.   He has also spent time working in management and leadership development with blue chip firms including BT, EDF Energy, Prudential and Legal and General.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Building the 21st Century Organization – Presented on 3 November 2016 at European LEF Executive Forum, London

04 NOV 2016 / ROB GOFFEE, MATT BALLANTINE, LEWIS RICHARDS, DAN HUSHON, DAVE ARON, ROBINA CHATHAM

LEF Interview: Who Shares Wins with Matt Ballantine and Dave Aron - Presented on 13 September 2016 via Periscope

15 SEP 2016 / MATT BALLANTINE, DAVE ARON

Who Shares Wins

01 JUL 2016 / MATT BALLANTINE

Not just Geeks: Getting the Best out of a Sharing Organization

18 JAN 2016 / MATT BALLANTINE

Not all Collaboration is Created Equal

21 OCT 2015 / MATT BALLANTINE