Prior to founding LaunchPoint, Paul led HP’s Information Management Services practice for Health & Life Sciences. In this capacity, he provided leadership oversight for the strategic and technical solutions for healthcare payers, providers, biopharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturers, and health services companies, leading to double-digit growth for the practice. His teams were known for applying innovative solutions to client problems, winning awards for excellence and business impact. Prior to HP, Paul led the Health & Life Sciences practice at Knightsbridge Solutions, where he built the practice to become the company’s largest revenue and profit contributor. Successful client initiatives include reducing operational costs by 40% for a healthcare decision support solution provider, and leading the charge to develop the nation’s first statewide surveillance system to detect bioterrorism and infectious outbreaks for the State of North Carolina. Before then, Paul held key business and technology posts at Baxter Healthcare. His varied roles included leading the company’s global data warehousing initiative as Global Architect; consolidating 128 data centers into a single location in Europe; and running Baxter’s global supply chain, decreasing inventory by 10% while tripling churn. His 20+ years of leadership and project management includes ERP implementations, data management architecture, and global data warehousing solutions with windows to supply chain, manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, finance, and customer service. Paul also worked for international companies in the manufacturing and retail industries while living in Belgium, Norway, Spain and Germany.