Following a short career as a Marine Engineer Paul graduated from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh with an honors degree in the then new field of Computer-Aided Engineering. After a period as a practicing design engineer at Unisys, Paul entered the IT industry ultimately acquiring and growing the UK's largest Computer Aided Design (CAD) system value-added reseller. In 1997 Paul founded McLaren Software with a focus on Asset Intensive Industries including Oil & Gas, Utilities and Construction. The business gained a market leadership position and international footprint with 60% of revenues in North America and significant businesses in Europe and Australia. Paul has helped many Fortune 2000 companies improve Capital Project and MRO performance and compliance by leveraging enterprise software and cloud solutions focused on Project Controls, Contract Management, Mobility, and Business Process Management. Today, at Mobideo, Paul continues to work with customers to leverage the emerging Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Enterprise Mobility, Cloud, and Analytics technology to drive service operations transformation in the Oil & Gas, Chemical, Aviation and Power Industries. Paul is a frequent speaker on the subject of Digitalization as it relates to maintenance and reliability processes. Paul has lived in Houston Texas with his family since 2004.