Paul Schwartz

Director of Strategy

Paul Schwartz has extensive experience securing early-stage funding for technology startups and building technology teams capable of developing and commercializing new products. Serving as ThermoLift’s CEO and Co-founder from 2012 to 2019, the company secured over $50M in Angel series A and series B financings. Additionally, under Paul’s leadership, ThermoLift secured grants from the US Department of Energy, the New York State Energy and Research and Development Authority, and the Wells Fargo IN2 Incubator program through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Paul is a member of the board of directors of ThermoLift and led an international effort of the company’s commercialization, utility collaboration, and strategic partnerships through June of 2022. He has previously worked with early-stage tech firms including Advanced Propulsion Technologies and EcoMotors, where he helped land investments from Bill Gates and Vinod Khosla. During his career, he spent over 20 years on Wall Street working on early-stage IPO’s and private placement investment banking activities. Paul brings a global network to bear on his projects.