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Mark Hillary

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Full name Mark Hillary
Country Brazil
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Outsourcing, offshoring, technology, globalisation, sourcing, India, china, services, brazil, russia, BRIC, globalization, web 2.0, internet, web, podcast, podcasting, blog, blogging, twitter, youtube, facebook, myspace, itunes, ipod, africa, brasil, brazil, LATAM, itdecs, it decisions

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 18-03-2015 18:16

Biography

Mark Hillary is a British author, blogger, and advisor on technology and globalisation with a focus on Brazil. He has written several successful books, including ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’, ‘Who Moved My Job?’, ‘Talking Outsourcing’, and ‘Building a Future with BRICs’.

Mark is CEO of IT Decisions; focused on advice and social media content creation for companies. His areas of expertise involve publishing, technology, and social media.

He is one of the best known tech and globalisation bloggers in the world today with regular contributions to The Huffington Post, Reuters, The Guardian, and Computer Weekly.

Mark was one of the official British bloggers covering the London 2012 Olympics. He was shortlisted as business blogger of the year in 2009 & 2011 by Computer Weekly and won the SSON 2011 best blogger award.

Mark has advised the UN on the development of the IT industry in Africa and Bangladesh, the Indian government on service exports, and the British government on developing a hi-tech economy – as well as being a blogging mentor to teenage children under the guidance of the Department for Education.

Mark is a visiting MBA lecturer at London South Bank University, focused on corporate structures and the globalisation of services. He has lectured at several other universities, inc. LSE and Loughborough.

Mark published "Reality Check: Life in Brazil through the eyes of a foreigner" in Sep 2013. The book has been consistently in the Amazon Top 20 for books about Brazil.

Mark is on the public diplomacy committee of the British Ambassador to Brazil, focused on working with British artists to promote business and tourism to the UK.

Mark's wedding on BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12280897