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Ville Takala

Senior Research Associate , Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London

Ville Takala is Senior Research Associate in Public Value and Digital Transformation at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London. His research explores the digital future of the state, particularly in relation to the challenges and opportunities presented by Big Data information sources. He holds a PhD in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London, and is a member of the Editorial Team at the SAGE journal, Big Data & Society. He seeks to identify novel ways to utilise the digital data (that now increasingly accumulates in the private sector) for the advancement of the common good.

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