Born in 1970 in Toronto, Canada, Paul received Master of Sciences Degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Technology and Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1996. He also received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT in 1993.
Paul previously served as GM, JAPAC for iPipeline. Prior to this he served as CEO at an online learning technology company. In this role, he formulated and deployed a core paid service model as a foundation for global expansion while leading the business towards profitability in the Japanese market. Prior to that, Paul served as Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media for the North Asia region at MTV Networks where he was responsible for MTV Networks’ digital business across the MTV and Nickelodeon brands.
Before Paul was at MTV Networks, he came to Japan as the Asia region representative of Napster LLC (USA) and established Napster Japan K.K. As COO he developed the PC and mobile business strategies and launched the digital music distribution service in Japan.
Paul is experienced in the global business arena and is highly proficient in seven languages including: French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, and English.