Geoff Mulgan is Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation at University College, London (UCL). Prior to that he was Chief Executive of Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, between 2011 and the end of 2019. From 1997 to 2004 he held several roles in the UK government, including director of the Government's Strategy Unit and head of policy in the Prime Minister's office. From 2004 to 2011 he was the first Chief Executive of The Young Foundation. He was the founding director of the think-tank Demos; and has been a reporter on BBC TV and radio. His previous books include The Art of Public Strategy (Oxford University Press); Good and Bad Power (Penguin); The Locust and the Bee (Princeton University Press); and Big Mind: How Collective Intelligence Can Change Our World (Princeton University Press). They have been translated into many languages including Chinese, Korean, Malay, Arabic, Urdu, Russian, Italian, Hungarian, Turkish, Romanian and Greek.
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