s FORGE’s Director of Partnerships, Paul is responsible for initiating and developing partnerships with a range of sponsors to support the goals and activities of the innovators and startups supported by FORGE – ensuring tangible benefits from their involvement with our programs.
Paul has a wide range of sales and marketing leadership experience with both hardware and software startups and early stage companies, across telecoms, AI and video markets. Most recently he was Manager of Business Partnerships at MIT’s Project Manus, supporting makerspaces at MIT, as well as an international consortium of universities across 5 continents, engaging with equipment manufacturers and design software companies, as well as organizations across hospitality, consumer markets, accelerators, incubators and VC’s.
In his spare time Paul enjoys kayaking, cycling and sailing, as well as riding and restoring old British motorcycles. He loves to travel, and also is an avid follower of Liverpool Football (soccer) Club in the English Premier League.
Contact Paul Butler: Paul@forgemass.org