Most recently, Paul worked as a research analyst at Oakland-based VR Research. In that capacity, Paul led opposition research efforts on behalf of dozens of campaigns, labor unions and Fortune 500 companies across the nation. Previously, Paul oversaw operations on Joanna Rees’s campaign for San Francisco mayor, which included the management of a 100-staff member payroll. During the 2010 election cycle, Paul was the director of students for Gavin Newsom, bringing statewide campus organizing to Gavin Newsom’s successful campaign for lieutenant governor.
Paul is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where he majored in Political Science. While at SFSU, he was president of the California College Democrats. In that role, Paul designed and implemented a statewide Get-Out-The-Vote campaign that incorporated social media ads, SMS text messages, and field organizing to mobilize students behind Proposition 30, a ballot measure that secured $6 billion for California’s schools and colleges. He also served as the national secretary of the College Democrats of America, bringing a national perspective to his strength in state and local politics.
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