Paul C Jeffries
CIO and Co-founder
Paul focuses on developing efficient structures for founders to diversify startup risk, while helping to build the broader community of investors, advisors, service providers, mentors, and other stakeholders in the FounderPool ecosystem. In addition to bringing his experience as a medical technology executive, venture capitalist, angel investor, and founder, for almost nine years Paul was the first person to hold a succession of key roles at Facebook, including Head of Legal Operations, Head of the Platform Policy Team, and Head of Platform Developer Operations & Support. Before his business career, Paul served on the faculty of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, taught at the University of Washington, and conducted research at the University of Chicago and the Sorbonne. He earned an undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cornell University for work on quantum non-locality.