Michael Webb

Director of technology and analytics


I provide Jisc’s lead expertise in digital technology and analytics innovation for new solutions in higher education, research, further education and skills. My team work on our research and development projects, creating architectures and products for new national service using agile methods to develop solutions from prototype through to service.


I have over twenty years experience in higher education, with a focus on developing innovative solutions. Before joining Jisc in 2014 I was head of IT service at University of Wales, Newport, and also worked at the University of Plymouth. I have a broad technical background, with particular expertise in cloud infrastructure and software development, particularly mobile apps.

Media coverage

Learning analytics, organising the organisation
University Business, June 2017

Should universities collect personal data to monitor their students? – live chat
The Guardian, July 2015