Paul Falzone has expertise working as both an operator and a deal-maker with an extensive track record of providing exponential returns for leading private equity and growth equity firms.
Paul was most recently President and Chief Growth Officer of Brand Networks, one of the largest global pure-play social media software companies powering significant social advertising spend for over half of the Fortune 100 advertisers. During his tenure, Paul led significant revenue growth, substantially increased enterprise value, and managed the sale of a minority stake of the company to AEA investors. He also spearheaded two highly transformative acquisitions: Optimal, a leading advertising and analytics platform; and Shift, a leading brand-advertising platform. While at Brand Networks, Paul helped form valuable strategic partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Snapchat.
Prior to Brand Networks, Paul was President of SDI Media, the market leading language localization software and services company with offices in 35 countries. During his tenure, he led significant revenue growth, spearheaded a Warburg Pincus-backed MBO and sold the business three years later to Elevation partners. While at SDI, he led a handful of accretive acquisitions in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Prior to SDI, Paul was President of MediaMix Marketing, one of the pioneering internet marketing companies during the early days of digital marketing. During his tenure, he negotiated lucrative licensing deals between entertainment properties and internet companies.
Paul graduated with Honors from Northwestern University and lives in Belvedere, CA with his wife and daughter.