Paul is an internationally experienced marketer, with local market knowledge built up through years spent in Silicon Valley, Europe and Australia.
He is founder and managing partner of Rampersand, an Australian early growth stage tech fund, and principal of House Communications, a boutique PR and communications firm based in Silicon Valley and Australia.
Specializing in messaging, positioning and public relations, Paul has helped develop some of the most successful technology startups, as well as blue chip enterprises. Now focused exclusively on growth-stage companies, Paul takes responsibility for developing and delivering innovative, disruptive communications programs that drive operational success as well as creation of business value.
With more than 15 years in technology PR and advertising, Paul has become a specialist in position and communication for startups in Silicon Valley, Israel and Australia. Following nearly a decade in advertising and PR agencies, Paul was VP Global Marketing at Jajah (acquired by Telefonica), head of PR for Snaptu (acquired by Facebook), head of communications for Amobee (acquired by Singtel), Asia Pacific PR Manager for Responsys (NASDAQ: MKTG), head of PR for TokBox (acquired by Telefónica) and now provides PR strategy and execution to a range of early and growth stage startups.
Paul has worked in the United States (Silicon Valley), Europe (London, UK) as well as his native Australia, so has global contacts within the media and analyst communities and an acute understanding of the requirements of building a global brand.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
May 1, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
Head of PR
Apr, 2011 - Current (over 5 years)
|Jun 21, 2016||Startup Daily - Melbourne-based VC firm Rampersand raising $50 million for its second early growth stage fund|
|Apr 22, 2014||Startup Daily - Does Australia’s startup ecosystem even need late stage capital right now?|
|Oct 29, 2013||Startup Daily - Tiger Pistol: World’s first Crowd Intelligence marketing platform|