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Co-Founder, Innovation Strategy

Paul is currently a supply chain Business Improvement Analyst for a $10 billion international metal-rolling business headquartered in Atlanta, GA.  Paul’s current role consists of investigating and mitigating deficiencies in enterprise practices creating financial losses.  Paul’s prior experience includes working with a New York technology startup. account-based notification software (SaaS and Cloud Apps), quality assurance testing, user-experience and interface evaluations, and standard operating procedure documentation.

Paul places great value in his ability to innovate solutions during periods of challenging dynamics.  When combined Paul’s technical background, personal interests and desire to experience culture through travel fuel his interest in entrepreneurship.   While pursuing his MBA Paul co-founded Innovelop, LLC to channel his operational and business process expertise into pure solution-based creativity.

Paul thrives on the idea of value-creation, both from the perspective of servicing needs of customers but also for generating employment.  Paul holds a Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, 2010, and a Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems from the College of Saint Rose, 2004 – where he was a Dean’s List recipient, four semesters and a member of the International Thespian Society.  Paul is conversationally fluent Spanish and spent two academic semesters in Spain while concentrating his studies on International Business as an undergraduate.

While not working on entrepreneurial endeavors and playing with his dog – Sharon – Paul enjoys running outdoors, traveling to new cities, visiting local museums and landmarks and experimenting with new foods, wines and beers.   Paul also enjoys reading classic sci-fi novels such as the Demolished Man, Brave New World, 1984, Fahrenheit 451, Logan’s Run, and Rod Sterling works.

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