Paul is a thought leader for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group. Based in Chicago, he is a principal with PwC US. Paul advises clients on the topic of strategy, growth and capability building, with a focus on the consumer product and retail sectors. He is co-author of three books: Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap, The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy and Cut Costs and Grow Stronger, all from Harvard Business Review Press, as well as several articles in the Harvard Business Review and strategy+business: “Pay Attention to Revenue Growth. But How?” “The Power of Operational POS – From Managing at the Mean to Managing the Meaningful” and “The End of Trade ‘Spending’? Two New Approaches Can Recoup This Investment.”
Paul earned an MBA with distinction from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA in political science from Washington University. He currently teaches at Kellogg as an adjunct professor of strategy.