Liam Maxwell

Director Government Transformation


Liam Maxwell is Director of Government Transformation at Amazon Web Services where his team helps governments accelerate their modernization programs. Previously, he was the UK Government’s first Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and served subsequently as National Technology Adviser. He has a background in Technology leadership in FTSE100 and Fortune500 business service companies, local government and education. He’s Adjunct Professor of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton.


COVID-19 put huge pressure on public services; speed, flexibility, security and scale became critical.

Public service organisations needed new services that could support massively increased demand.

Those who work in the open and could leverage the cloud were better prepared:

· Reusing what works and leveraging common components allows digital service teams to respond to citizen... read more

Digital Nations alumni

04/11/2020 15.00 - 15.40

Executive Track: Global Partnership (DN)Channel 1Breakout session

What’s it like to be part of the Digital Nations? This worldwide panel of alumni from member countries around the world shares stories and wisdom gleaned from their time with DN, revisiting past experiences and charting a course forward.