Paul is Global Chief Revenue Officer of Bloomberg Media Group, Bloomberg L.P.'s global multi-platform media organization that comprises web, mobile, television, digital video, radio, print magazines and live events platforms. Paul, who joined Bloomberg L.P in June 2014, oversees all of Bloomberg Media's advertising sales and marketing efforts worldwide, while working to pursue innovative revenue models, opportunities in new markets and business development strategies.
Prior to Bloomberg, Paul was CEO of WestwoodOne, the largest independent national audio media company in North America. He was recruited by private equity sponsors as a change agent to oversee all business functions and serve on the Board of Directors. In nine months, Paul successfully rebranded the company, transformed its terrestrial radio advertising offering with a suite of digital products, and negotiated and closed the acquisition of the company to Cumulus Media Inc. for $260 million.
Previously, Paul served as Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer and Group President of Time Inc., where he oversaw the company’s multi-media advertising sales and marketing efforts. In this role, he introduced a global ad strategy for the company, including a series of new digital ad platforms that utilized Time Inc.'s scale, proprietary data, and technology partnerships to provide advertisers with greater access to and engagement with consumers across all media platforms including print, digital, video and live events.
As Group President, Paul oversaw Time Inc.’s Branded Solutions, Research and Insights, Content Solutions, MNI and Targeted Media. He previously served as President and Group Publisher of the Style & Entertainment Group including six category-leading brands: People, InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, People StyleWatch, Essence and People en Español.
During the course of his 23-year career at Time Inc., Paul also served as Publisher of People, Entertainment Weekly and Teen People. Prior to joining Time Inc., Paul worked at USA Today and J. Walter Thompson.
Paul has been honored with many professional awards, including: Radio Ink’s 2013 "40 Most Powerful People in Radio," MIN’s 2013 "Mentor of the Year," The Adweek 50 in 2012, MIN’s 2010 Sales Executive Hall of Fame, Crain’s New York’s 2002 “40 Under 40,” The Advertising Club of New York’s 2006 President’s Award, and the AAF’s 2004 “Advertising Hall of Achievement” and Jack Avrett Volunteer Spirit Award. He also received the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from The College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association at Indiana University.
In June 2014, Paul was appointed to the Board of Directors for Tremor Video Inc., an advertising technology company elevating brand performance across all screens for the world’s leading brands and publishers. He also serves on the Board's Audit Committee.
A longtime music fan, Paul is a partner and advisor to the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, which provides a fan experience performing with A-list rock stars including Roger Daltry, Steven Tyler and Gene Simmons. He also served on the board of MusiCares from 2009-2013, including two years as Chairman. Paul currently serves on the board of City Meals-on-Wheels.
In 2007, Paul and his wife started Griffin’s Giving Fund at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (in memory of their son, Griffin Matthew) to provide support to families faced with the illness or loss of a child.
A graduate of Indiana University with a BA in Communications, Paul lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.