Paul is responsible for Morgan Stanley’s Software and Internet Banking practice on the West Coast, providing strategic advisory and financing services to leading private and public technology companies. Paul has been focused exclusively on the software and Internet industry for over eleven years. Paul and his team have had the privilege to work with category-defining companies spanning all segments of software, technology and digital media. Most recently, Paul advised DoubleClick on its sale to Google as well as aQuantive on its sale to Microsoft, in addition, Paul helped lead the initial public offerings of Isilon Systems, the leader in clustered storage solutions for digital content, and Omniture, the leader in online business optimization software. Recent strategic assignments have included work for AKQA, Allyes, Cadence, Documentum, Hyperion, Intuit, Macromedia and Oracle. Over the course of his career, Paul has been involved in over fifty technology transactions representing $50 billion in aggregate transaction volume including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets financings, and leveraged buyouts. Paul received bachelor degrees in computer science and economics from Stanford University.