Paul has worked in the computer and telecommunications industries for over 45 years creating business systems and businesses.
Paul worked as an engineer and manager for companies including Cisco, Google, Charles Schwab, Verizon, Wells Fargo, Kaiser Foundation, Visa, PacBell, Informix, Oracle, DHL, Lawrence Labs and venture capital startups. Early in his career, Paul was a rocket scientist for NASA using the Navier–Stokes equations for computational modeling and computer animation of hypersonic fluid flows through de laval nozzles.
He is the author of the first comprehensive guide to Asterisk – as well as computer languages, relational database theory and practice, programming environments, and client-server technology.
Paul has a B.A. at honors from the University of California-Berkeley in Philosophy of Science. He completed three years in the Ph.D. program of Biophysics at Berkeley and the graduate program of Medical Information Sciences at the University of California-San Francisco.
Paul is an avid horseman. He is a member of the San Mateo County Mounted Patrol.