2022 Speakers > Mark Logan

Mark Logan, Chief Entrepreneur, Scottish Government

Mark has over 25 years of senior leadership experience in the internet technology sector.  He was instrumental in the success of multiple start-ups, including as COO of Skyscanner, one of Europe’s most successful technology companies, where he was responsible for the general management of the business. In 2014, the Institute of Directors named him Director of the Year and in 2016 he won the UK Digital Masters award for Excellence in General Management.  In 2019, he was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Glasgow. In 2022, he was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his contribution to Scotland’s technology industry.

Since leaving Skyscanner, Mark’s focus has been as a start-up/scale-up advisor, investor and non-executive director in start-ups across the sector in Scotland and internationally. He is also a Professor at the University of Glasgow’s School of Computing Science and a Senior Fellow at Strathclyde University’s Innovation Centre. He was recently appointed as Scotland’s first Chief Entrepreneur by the Scottish Government, leading policy development for the entrepreneurial sector.