Paul is the CEO and one of the founders of Clustrix.
Prior to starting Clustrix, Paul was the founder and Director of Engineering at Isilon Systems, the proven leader in scale-out NAS storage solutions. After five years Isilon achieved the best opening performance for a technology IPO in the previous six years. Paul designed, architected, and developed all of Isilon’s products while building the Engineering team to 50 people, the company to 200 people, and revenue to $100M. He was responsible for many of Isilon’s key patents. As Director of Engineering he set and executed long-term architectural goals, as well as maintained a close relationship with Marketing, Sales, and customers to produce Isilon’s highly successful product roadmaps.
Before Isilon, Paul was Development Manager for all of RealNetworks infrastructure products, including RealServer, RealProxy/Cache, and the distributed Live Real Streaming system.
Paul earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington.