James Duncan

Co-founder and Principal

Stance Global

James is one of the founders of Stance, a boutique consultancy that focuses on helping organisations to understand how they can make themselves better at what they do. Prior to founding Stance, James was a civil servant in the Government Digital Service, in charge of the Public Services Network and developed the strategy for the UK’s Crown Hosting Service. James spent 15 years as a technologist and entrepreneur before joining government at companies like Joyent, Canon Europe & Fotango. He worked on javascript & Node.js before it became well known, holds multiple patents for cloud computing, and mentored startups at the Canadian startup incubator, FounderFuel. He talked to Australia’s Digital Transformation Office, and the United States Digital Service at their inception, and speaks regularly about technology issues that affect everybody. In 2008, he contributed to the book “Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace”.


Your organisation is designed to do nothing

03/11/2021 13.20 - 14.00

Executive TrackChannel 5Presentation

Organisations in all sectors – public, private & third – are struggling to come to terms with the opportunities that technology creates. Organisational leadership teams have tried all kinds of things in their efforts to adapt. They turn to their technology teams, but traditional “IT” departments have found it just as challenging to break the mould. From including some... read more