Paul is a technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience founding, leading, and funding successful technology start-ups and fast-growth companies. Currently, he is the CEO of Xpanxion LLC, a 300-person global software engineering company with offices in Atlanta, GA, Pune, India, Kearney, Nebraska, and Loup City, Nebraska. Prior to Xpanxion, Paul was the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Compris Technologies, Inc. Compris is a software product company Paul led from a six-person startup in 1989 to a global leader in retail enterprise systems with over 240 employees and distribution partnerships in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. In 1997, Compris was acquired by NCR Corporation (NYSE-NCR). Paul has served on the Board of Directors of Marketworks, Inc., Compliance Control Inc., and Learnsomething, Inc. He has made several private equity investments in technology companies in the southeast region of the country, including Hi-Tech Partners Group, a business incubator and executive consulting firm he co-founded in 1999. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.