Paul Billington is the Founder and CEO of PROJECT#808 an Innovation Lab operator and reverse accelerator programme.
Paul has worked in digital transformation and technology for over 25 years. Projects having included a national insurance company, multinational software company, a leading UK Media group controlled by an American media company, a top three European Laboratory Supplies company, a UK hotel chain, South African based multi national systems integrator and two of the UK’s largest retail franchises.
Most recently Paul developed and executed the creation of a global tech hub, at MediaCityUK, attracting early stage tech startups from across the world whilst supporting their rapid growth in the UK. Paul is an experienced board director, having sat on the board of 4 digital agencies, 2 nationwide, as well as the UK board of Challenger Technology Group. Paul has also sat on many public and charity boards, that currently include Creative Lancashire and University of Salford Business School, where he is an Honorary Fellow.