As an adjunct professor at Babson College since 2002, Paul teaches courses and workshops in business communication and works regularly as a presentation skills coach at the College’s Speech Center. He specializes in helping entrepreneurs prepare and deliver effective presentations to potential investors and business partners. Paul has also worked closely with other Babson faculty and their corporate clients at the school’s Executive Education Center.
At Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, Paul for many years coached finalists in the Institute’s annual business plan competition. More recently he has coached entrepreneur finalists in a similar competition at Worcester Polytechnic University in Massachusetts. Paul has also taught communication classes and workshops at Northeastern University and Brandeis University.
In his private practice, Paul works with corporate clients in fields as diverse as software, architecture, civil engineering, construction, pharmaceuticals, finance, real estate, and various non-profit endeavors. Often these are situations where his clients face challenging interviews for multi-year business contracts.
To all his work as a communication coach, Paul brings a prior background in government and community development as well as his experience as a professional actor, narrator and corporate spokesman. He has served as local President and as a National Board member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of TV and Radio Artists.
Paul earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California at Berkeley, where he majored in history and his MBA at Boston University’s School of Management.