Paul Staelin is the Chief Customer Officer and a co-founder of Birst. He is responsible for ensuring customer success across the customer lifecycle and oversees Birst's Customer Success, Professional Services, Education, Support, Community and Operations teams. Before working at Birst, Paul built and managed Siebel's Sales Analytics product line, overseeing its growth from start to over $40 million in annual license revenue. Earlier in his career, Paul co-founded emPower Corporation and served as its President for several years prior to its sale in 1999. Paul has also served Sun Microsystems and PictureTel in various product and technical roles. Paul enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and rooting for the Red Sox. Paul holds a BS from Yale, an MS from MIT in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller scholar.