Paul is an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage companies across a variety of sectors, all sharing the common themes of technology and impact. He currently serves as a partner at Intrepid Ventures, an early-stage venture studio based in New Orleans. Most recently Paul served as CFO to an emerging animation company and principal venture investor for a multi-family office. Prior to that Paul co-founded and helped lead BlackBag Technologies, a data forensics company until its acquisition by Cellebrite. Paul has also spent time with private equity firm GEF, working for their Emerging Market Fund and has worked with FINCA Tanzania and the East African Development Bank on development and venture capital consulting projects. Paul holds an MBA from Columbia Business School where he was awarded the Joanne Martin Award for Social Enterprise and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.