Dr Glidden (PhD) has extensive experience in the design and delivery of global eParticipation initiatives.
An internationally-recognised expert in the field of citizen-centric eGovernment, Dr. Glidden has participated in a wide variety of global forums and authored numerous articles on the subject. Recent publications include a co-edited journal on eParticipation for the Council of Europe and UK Government and a case study with Andrew Pinder, former UK e-Envoy, on the UKâ€™s Knowledge Economy Strategy.
Dr. Glidden has recently managed an award-winning proposal to transform a major region in the UK into an advanced IT zone, and has coordinated several eParticipation study tours to the UK. Prior to launching 21c, Julia served as Managing Director for Accenture eDemocracy Services, overseeing major eParticipation projects for countries ranging from the UK to the Philippines. She is currently a strategic advisor for the International Centre of Excellence for Local e-Democracy.