Paul is Founder and CEO of MetaCert Protocol, a cyber security company that is aiming to decentralize trust and reputation for the World Wide Web.
As the first Technical Accounts Manager and International Beta Coordinator hired by AOL outside the US, Paul was part of the team that helped to launch technologies such as AIM, X2 56K modem protocol, Internet Radio and Online Games during the 90’s. He was one of the two people who co-instigated the creation of the Standard for URI Categorization at the W3C, the industry standards body for the World Wide Web, and holds a full patent for URI security inside an app WebView. He is one of the seven original founders of the W3C Mobile Web Initiative and was amongst the first invited experts to the Semantic web Education & Outreach Program. Paul is a named contributor to 8 W3C Technical Specifications.
In 2003 Paul founded mobile testing and web accessibility compliance company Segala. Segala was the first test house to become an Associate Member of the GSMA, generating $2.2 million in revenue in year one. While living in the UK he was Chair of the British Interactive Media Association between 2006-2009.
He co-founded Shanti Life with Sheetal Walsh (MetaCert Board member), the first international Microfinance charity to gain charity status in India - it also has charity status in the US, Canada and UK.