The Prime Minister of Software Development

Empowering Developers through Innovation & Mentorship

Meet Paul Pagel

Paul Pagel, Founder and President of 8th Light, has been a prominent figure in the software development community since establishing the company in 2006. Under his leadership, 8th Light has grown into a globally recognized brand with over 100 software crafters across two continents. Paul’s impact extends beyond business growth; he prioritizes mentorship through the company’s apprenticeship program, having trained over 175 successful software professionals. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Hearken and was an early investor in the AXUS Travel App.