Neil IllingworthDirector of Innovation at Liberty Global / Virgin Media
Neil is responsible for discovering and supporting new technologies and services, which when mixed with Liberty Global's incredible network and scaling capabilities can create something unique and innovative.
With a background in IT and Networks and with over 25 years’ experience in trials and innovations, Neil brings an extensive technical knowledge, alongside an unrivalled enthusiasm for ‘what’s coming next’. He is passionate about how technology can change our day-to-day lives especially in areas related to IoT, SmartCities and Connected Homes. Free from just PowerPoints, he actually makes things happen through running trials, POCs, pilots and demos.
Neil was the Corporate Lead for the Liberty Global Startup Accelerator with Virgin Media and Techstars and continues to scout for start-ups and early stage companies with interesting ideas or products.