Paul is the President of Anatwine Inc., the North American division of a global technology company that supports the fashion industry. Anatwine builds elegant and custom integrations connecting the world's leading fashion brands with leading omnichannel retailers to drive sales and optimize inventory for both parties. The customer also benefits, as they see more of their favorite brands' stock file, including best-sellers, in real time, in all sizes and colors. From 2014-2015, Paul was CEO and equity partner of Boston Traders, an outdoor casual lifestyle brand, in addition to marketing a portfolio of men's swimwear and outerwear licenses. Prior thereto, he was President of Li & Fung's Men's Apparel Group, and before that, Paul was Group President of Premium Brands at Perry Ellis International. He has been consistently recognized as one of WWD's "most powerful people in menswear."
When not running fashion or technology companies, Paul works as an adjunct faculty member at Parsons School of Design as well as at FIT in the Fashion and Business Departments. He also lectures frequently at other college campuses. He is an active board member at Parsons, FIT's Fashion Business Management Advisory Board, the National Father's & Mother's Day Council, and Back to the Future Ventures. He also serves as a Governor and Chairman of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, a fashion industry association awarding scholarships, internships and mentors to students interesting in entering any field related to fashion.
Paul is a graduate of Brandeis University, where he studied Economics. He began his career in educational publishing at Prentice-Hall, followed by a brief stint in motion picture finance. In 1987, he transitioned to the apparel industry, joining Randa Corporation, a small, independent neckwear company. During his 18-year tenure there, Paul rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President. By directing global sales, marketing, licensing and merchandising, he helped the family-owned business grow into the world's largest men's accessories company. Paul is also the proud father of three children and a very large dog.