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Meet Paul!

Perpetual student, occasional coach, always working to help.

I wrote my first lines of code in the second grade and have worked as an application developer, integration, and architecture expert. My passion is championing the user, and keeping users at the center of all projects.

Who I Am

I’m a computer nerd at heart, someone who loves technology, both as a career and as a lifestyle. When I’m not in the office, you'll find me at home, tinkering with network equipment, watching sci-fi movies, or at a user group, helping and learning from peers.

How I Got Here

I took the Renaissance man path, majoring in microbiology with courses in mythology, linguistics, chemistry, and ballet, before realizing my calling in computer science. After college, my first tech job was at Nortel, followed by a real estate startup as a developer, and ultimately joining 7-Eleven as the platform manager.

Where I'll Go

I’m a perpetual student, hence drawn to Trailhead. In 2017, I built my first Salesforce app that delivered critical insights based on 7-Eleven locations. I had an idea, took the geolocation trail, built the app, helped the business, and won the Salesforce Appventure contest. I’m currently taking trails to defend my title.

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