Kevin Paul leads Hawaiian Telcom’s Business Services teams. Mr. Paul is responsible for the P&L for all Business Services inclusive of Network Services (Data & Voice) & Advanced Services (Consulting, Professional Services, Cloud, Security & Managed Services). Responsibilities include Sales (Government, Corporate, Majors & SMB), Channel Partner Program, Solutions Architecture, Product Development, Product Management & Service Delivery.
Mr. Paul joined Hawaiian Telcom as Senior Vice President – Technology in August 2011, responsible for the architecture, planning, engineering and support of the company’s network and systems.
Mr. Paul has held leadership technology roles for more than 35 years. Prior to joining Hawaiian Telcom, he served as Vice President of Content Engineering & Development for Level 3 Communications (now Lumon) where he managed architecture, engineering, development, test and tier IV support of Level 3’s Content Delivery Network and Vyvx video broadcast network. He joined Level 3 as Vice President, Softswitch Engineering, Development and Deployment in 2000, and also served as Vice President of Network Integration.
Prior to this, Mr. Paul was Director of MCI’s (now Verizon Business) Call Processing Infrastructure, and also held numerous positions in Systems Engineering including Intelligent Call Center Application Development and Data Network Application Development.
Mr. Paul holds twelve patents: seven in the area of Fraud Detection and Neural Network technology and five in the area of Content Delivery Networks with Deep Caching Infrastructure. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mr. Paul currently serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the College of Engineering at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Mr. Paul is also a member of board of directors for the Hawaii chapter of the Red Cross.