Paul is CEO and Co-Founder of Airbitz, a mobile wallet and single-sign on security platform for blockchain apps. Airbitz has won accolades including being one of the top 3 mobile apps for bitcoin in the 2014 Acting as the CEO/Founder of Edge, the Edge mobile Crypto wallet is a decentralized, secure, and backed up Crypto wallet that provides true financial autonomy & privacy for users. Airbitz (now known as Edge ) has won accolades including being one of the top 3 mobile apps for bitcoin in the 2014 Blockchain Awards, being voted the #1 Bitcoin Company by the World Crypto Network, and being voted in the ‘Top 50 FinTech Companies to Watch’ by AlwaysOn Inc.
Paul is a proud Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate of UC Berkeley with a wide range of technical skills from low-level 3D graphics engineering to development of custom web CMS systems, even before people knew what a CMS was. He held lead engineering positions with Nvidia and Chromatic Research, but most recently owned and operated several non-technical small businesses throughout California. There he learned the importance of the intersection of people, business, and technology. Today, he aims to bring Bitcoin mainstream with software and products aimed at simplifying Bitcoin and making it insanely easy to send and secure this revolutionary currency while maintaining the highest level of privacy.
In his return back to tech in 2013, he is combining the wide range of life experiences and career paths to drive a company that bridges the complex technology of Bitcoin with the simplicity and function needed by the mass consumer and business owner. Being a strong advocate of the positive potential of Bitcoin, he also organizes regular Bitcoin meetup groups and presentations to help educate the general public.
When not converting people to Bitcoin you’ll likely find him climbing a rock in Joshua Tree or at a local climbing gym.