Frank Boyd is Director of the Knowledge Transfer Network leading its programmes in the Creative Industries, the Digital Economy and Design. The KTN works closely with Innovate UK to stimulate innovation across the economy.
Frank has been one of UK’s digital pioneers since founding the first digital media lab in Britain, the Arts Technology Centre in 1989. He has worked as producer, funder, consultant and educator on creative and economic development programmes in the arts, broadcast, and in education in the UK, continental Europe, the US, Canada and Australia.
He has directed innovation programmes for a clients including Channel 4, the BBC, Ogilvy Interactive, Screen Australia, the Canadian Film Centre, the Wellcome Trust, the British Computer Society and many others.
He has been Director of the BBC’s Centre of Excellence for Creativity and was a founder member of BAFTA’s Interactive Entertainment Awards Committee.