Martyn Perks


Martyn is a specialist in the emerging digital workplace space. With an optimistic, yet critical perspective, he advises companies large and small on how to encourage better workforce communication, collaboration and knowledge management in order to raise employee productivity, engagement and business outcomes.

With many years of experience including previously as Head of Customer insight, Unily, he helps simplify complex challenges such as writing a focused business strategy; deciding on which technology to use (or ignore); setting realistic employee expectations; the in’s and out’s of analytics; and why striving for simplicity should be at the heart of your digital workplace objectives.

In addition, he often writes, speaks and comments on a wide variety of emerging industry, business and technology-related issues giving his consultancy added perspective. Themes include AI, social media, online privacy, business transformation, and ‘hot topics’ such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

He has appeared on Sky NewsTalkSport radio and Radio 4 and is widely published including in CMSwireHR Technologist, the Independent, the GuardianInternational Business TimesspikedDesign Week, and the Big Issue. As an experienced event producer, chair and speaker, he’s worked with the Battle of Ideas festival, Cheltenham Science Festival, London Design Festival, Design Museum, Zurich and Dublin Salons.