Sadiq Khan is searching for London's first digital guru – but what will they do?
The mayor wants London to be the world’s leading smart city, with digital tech at its heart. The new chief digital officer will need to turn that vision into action
“Can you spout digital bollocks? London is hiring a chief digital officer,” wrote IT website The Register the day mayor Sadiq Khan launched his search for a digital guru for the capital.
The successful candidate (expected to be appointed later this summer) will earn £106,952 a year and according to the job announcement posted online in May, Khan is looking for someone who can turn London into “the world’s leading smart city – with digital technology at the heart of making the capital an even better place to live, work and invest”.
Source: Guardian Transport