Paul Gomory became a retained executive recruiter in 1981, after working in corporate finance, government and consulting. He graduated from Stanford Business School and Amherst College (Honors; National Merit Scholar), and attended Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales (Geneva).
He is an investor in several U.S. and international venture capital funds, six startups have received venture funding via Paul’s introductions, and he is a member of l’Association Leonardo in Paris, and an Advisor to companies including DaCast.
Paul founded his one-man retained search practice in 1988 to recruit CEOs and their direct reports with the highest level of personal attention, focus, commitment, and responsiveness. He recruits for no more than three client companies at once.
During 1986-1987, Paul was a Vice President with Parsells Associates, recruiting CEOs and their direct reports for emerging technology companies; and from 1981 to 1985, he was with Korn/Ferry International in San Francisco, doing the same work as a Korn/Ferry Partner.
Earlier, Paul worked in corporate finance with Weiss, Peck & Greer, was Vice President of Kearns International, served three years on the White House Staff, and worked for Private Investment Company for Asia (Singapore) and for the IMF.
Paul has served 18 years on the Board of That Man May See, the vision research foundation at University of California/San Francisco. He is a former Trustee of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, and former Chair of San Francisco Dance Theater.