Martyn Wallace

Martyn leads the Digital Office for Scottish Local Government which was set up in October 2016 to look at creating, delivering and accelerating innovative digital solutions to help Scottish Councils with the challenge of balancing their budgets whilst still delivering critical front line services.

Martyn is also the Senior Responsible Officer for Digital Telecare, working in close partnership with Technology Enabled Care, Scottish Government and Health & Care colleagues. Alongside his Digital Office duties, Martyn is chair of the Scottish Government’s Digital Identity Programme.

Before joining the Digital Office and indeed Public Sector, Martyn’s career has been in the tech sector working with Private & Public Sector clients to understand and innovate with new Digital technology for over 20 Years. He has worked for companies including Capita Secure Digital Solutions, Telefonica O2UK, BlackBerry, Computacenter and Compaq plus been a board advisor to some start-ups.

A sought-after speaker, Martyn has delivered keynote presentations all over the world focussing on Digital Transformation with his industry standing recognised by the many awards he has received including top 100 CIO’s in the UK, Regional Digital Leader ( and top 100 most influential people in UK IT (


Martyn Wallace
Chief Digital Officer
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