Paul C. Watson
Paul began his entrepreneurial and venture capital career advising technology start-ups just after the dot-com recovery (circa 2000). He then spent 15 years in corporate finance, business development and private equity with a primary focus on technology commercialization and growth management. Prior to CIC, he spent seven year’s working in M&A, due diligence, market research and international operations strategy in countries including China, India and Mexico. Paul is also VP of Business Development at Dividend Finance, Managing Director of Hermes Investment Group, a Kiva Zip trustee and a SURE Program advisory board member. He holds a BBA in Finance, minor in Spanish, speaks Mandarin Chinese and a native Texan.