Mark Boyd

Barcelona, ES


Mark Boyd is a writer and API industry analyst, who writes regularly for ProgrammableWeb, The New Stack and NetworkWorld. He has chaired several API conferences, and published a number of ebooks on the API lifecycle, best practices for API adoption, and API uptake in industry verticals.

As founder of the API-focused startup, Platformable, he regularly conducts industry research, supports API providers grow into platform businesses, and manages data-driven projects that draw on open data and proprietary sources.

With a public health and urban planning background, Mark is especially interested in how APIs can help local governments transform into a city-as-a-platform model.