I'm Paul, living in Shanghai and Bangkok. I got my undergraduate business degree at Berkeley and my MBA at Kellogg (Northwestern University).
I spent a few years opening upscale Thai department stores in China, then a few more years opening Apple's retail flagship stores across Asia. Just finished a consulting engagement with Microsoft about bringing their retail stores to China and Hong Kong. I'm interested in learning more about the luxury and fashion side of retail, and more of the management and operations side of the business.
Prior to working in retail, I spent 8 years as an investment banker in Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.
Ebola is threatening much of the world’s chocolate supply. Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer of cacao, the raw ingredient in M&M’s, Butterfingers and Snickers Bars, has shut down its borders with Liberia and Guinea, putting a major crimp on the workforce needed to pick the beans that end up in chocolate bars and other...
I open retail stores and invest in early-stage start-ups
Retail Real Estate, 2013 - present
I open Microsoft retail stores in Asia
Accredited Angel Investor, 2013 - present
I invest in start-ups
Retail Real Estate & Development - Asia, 2008 - 2012
I open Apple retail stores in Asia
Beijing, China - Hong Kong - Bangkok, Thailand - Singapore - Tustin, CA - Huntington Beach, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Berkeley, CA - Cupertino, CA - Evanston, IL - Jersey City, NJ - Hackettstown, NJ - New York, NY - London, England