Paul Blondin is EDB’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Paul works closely with the senior executive team and board of directors to participate in strategic planning and forecasting. Paul oversees EDB’s financial controls and processes, which gives him unique insight into how and when EDB can penetrate new markets.
Paul has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in enterprise software. Before joining EDB, Paul was Managing Partner of KickStart Partners, LLC, a business advisory group to private equity investors and CEOs. Paul was previously an entrepreneur, having co-founded and led Pactolus Communication Software, which was sold in 2010. He held executive posts at IPHighway Ltd; Open Development Corp; and was President and CEO of the network security company Netect Ltd. until he engineered its sale in 1999. Paul also served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Open Development Corporation, which was sold in 1997, and CFO of Cascade Communications Corp.
Paul earned his MBA from Babson College and a BS in accounting from Boston College.