He's spent the past few years sticking up for the little guys — now he's joined the big guy, Microsoft
Edtech evangelist for UK startups Ian Fordham is joining one of the world's biggest software companies. The CEO of Edtech UK and co-founder of the Education Foundation is joining Microsoft as its UK director of education. He replaces Steve Beswick.
He retains his role as the Mayor of London's tech ambassador but steps down from the Education Foundation. His new position on the advisory board of Edtech UK gives startups a link to a powerful 'big brother' and the big brother gets an interesting view of emerging businesses..