CEO and Founder, Shockwave
San Francisco, CA
Paul’s investments and non-profit work focus on projects that improve food and water security for communities on the front line of the global climate crisis. In addition to Shockwave, he serves on the board of The Pacific Institute, is a partner at Silicon Valley Social Ventures (SV2), a member of The Philanthropy Workshop, a mentor at both Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship and a consultant for Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, better known as Stanford SEED.
Paul is one of the second generation of Internet pioneers. He developed software and systems to allow the Internet to scale and operate today, and has a thirty-year background creating technology to bring people together and make access to information freely available.
He helped start and build Juniper Networks, where he held pivotal roles in Engineering and Corporate Development. Prior to his work at Juniper, Paul was an early employee, leading engineer and software architect at Cisco Systems.