Wingham Rowan is the founder of social business Slivers-of-Time, which runs online markets for microworking and micro-volunteering
Why you should listen to him:
Wingham Rowan is the Project Director of Slivers-of-Time Working, a UK government-funded initiative that uses advanced (but easy to use) trading technology to help individuals who need to work (on their own terms and at times of their choosing) connect with employers who need their labor. Employers expanding their workforce in this new way include local authorities, housing associations, NHS Primary Care Trusts, retailers and caterers.
Rowan is the former producer and presenter of the UK’s longest running television series about the Internet, cyber.cafe, and the presenter of the children’s TV program Rowan’s Report. He's is the author of two books about the social potential of online markets.
“Markets have changed beyond recognition in the last 20 years, but only for organizations at the top of the economy.” - Wingham Rowan