Former President and COO of Sunrun
Former CEO of Mainstream Energy
In his most recent role, Paul served as the President and COO of Sunrun (RUN), the largest residential solar company in the United States.
In this capacity, Paul oversaw a business that grew from 500 employees to nearly 5,000 over a 5-year period. Over this same period, Sunrun saw its business grow from 40MW’s installed per annum across 8 states to nearly 400MW’s across 22 states in the US. With a successful IPO in August of 2015, Sunrun has now installed solar on nearly 500,000 homes.
Prior to Sunrun, Paul was the CEO of Mainstream Energy, a diversified solar energy company that merged with Sunrun in February 2014.
In the 20 years leading up to his roles in solar, Paul was a leading figure in the Security & Fire Alarm Systems industry and held senior leadership positions with both General Electric (GE) and United Technologies (UTX).
At GE, Paul was largely based in Shanghai, China as the President of GE Security Asia Pacific. He then transitioned to UTX, ultimately taking on the role of President, UTC Fire & Security EMEA, a $2Bn business with over 15,000 employees throughout the region.
Paul received his BBA in Economics from the University of San Diego and MBA from Vanderbilt.