Paul has a long career building and scaling companies with leading-edge technology. An avid programmer and trained engineer, Paul first developed software at the National Bureau of Standards, then designed technology to improve the process of oil refining. He then joined Chevron Technology Ventures during its formative years, and spent 20 years in venture capital—funding, managing, and successfully exiting a variety of technology start-ups, including software, SaaS, security, and data companies. Paul joined Xpansiv in 2020 to help develop the company’s technology platform to enable the creation of unlimited ESG-inclusive commodities.