Michigan e-Lab, Managing Director
Paul has diverse experience as an entrepreneur and venture capital investor. He was most recently Vice President of Capital Markets at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), where he managed the bulk of the State’s $2 billion 21st Century Jobs Fund, including the $150 million 21st Century Commercialization Competition, which invests directly in early stage companies, and the $109 million 21st Century Investment Fund, which invests in venture capital and private equity firms. Paul was also co-founder and SVP of business development of Front Door Insights, a mobile technology company that was acquired in May 2013 by Mobivity. Paul began his career practicing law in the Manhattan office of the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He has a BA History and an MBA from the University of Michigan and received his law degree from Wayne State University.