Paul leads a number of the Chamber’s special initiatives, including smart contracts, intellectual property, tokens and other issues. Paul joined the Chamber from Georgetown University where he served as Managing Director of the Blockchain Technology and Ecosystem Design Research Center (B-TED). Prior to that, Paul was the North American Bureau Director at the Internet Society, where he managed projects and activities across its functional and programmatic areas in the United States and Canada.   

  

Previously, Paul was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Policy Officer for the Motion Picture Association of America. He also previously was Executive Director, Internet and Technology Policy, for Verizon, where he held numerous management positions over the space of 10 years.    

 

Paul holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is a graduate summa cum laude of Stephen F. Austin State University where he received the Outstanding Computer Science Graduate Award and The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.