Paul is a Principal Solutions Engineer at MapR, where he provides pre- and post-sales technical support. Prior to joining MapR, Paul served as Senior Operations Engineer for Unami, a startup founded to deliver on the promise of interactive TV for consumers, networks and advertisers. Previously, Paul was Systems Manager for Spiral Universe, a company providing school administration software as a service. He has also held senior support engineer positions at Sun Microsystems, as well as enterprise account technical management positions for both Netscape and FileNet. Earlier in his career, Paul worked in application development for Applix, IBM Service Bureau, and Ticketron. His background extends back to the ancient personal computing days, having started his first full time programming job on the day the IBM PC was introduced.