Paul has over 20 years of multidisciplinary technical and international licensing experience. He joined ERS from Washington University in St. Louis where he was Business Development Director in the office of technology management. While there he was responsible for the commercialization of life science, healthcare, and engineering technologies. This included negotiating complex license agreements with companies, overseeing patent prosecution, serving on the board of select startups, and managing an accelerator for proactive startup formation.
Paul was previously Director of Intellectual Property Licensing for IBM with worldwide responsibility for licensing semiconductor, networking, display, healthcare and life science technologies. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.