Paul is the Co-Founder and CEO of Shortlist, a recruiting technology startup transforming how talent meets opportunity in emerging markets. Shortlist is on a mission to unlock professional potential and combines technology, data and a human touch to source and screen great job-seekers for growing, purposeful companies across India and East Africa. Previously, Paul was the Founder and Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab, a financial-inclusion-focused venture capital fund. Under his leadership, Venture Lab invested in 24 fintech startups across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the United States, including investments in mobile banking, marketplace lending, digital finance and Big Data credit analysis. Prior to that, Paul worked with SKS Microfinance, India’s largest microfinance institution, based in Hyderabad, leading on business development and strategic partnerships across education, clean energy, mobile and rural distribution. Paul has a B.A. from Amherst College and a law degree from Yale Law School, and lives in Mumbai, India.