Paul Ferris is a founding General Partner with Azure Capital Partners and has over 21 years experience working with high growth technology companies, with the past 15 years investing directly in communications technology, mobile, cloud applications and infrastructure, e-commerce, gaming and digital media related companies for Azure.
During his career, Paul has helped drive over 30 very successful venture backed outcomes, both as an investor and adviser. Prior to founding Azure in 2000, Paul worked at several investment banks, including Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was the Global Head of the Communications Investment Banking Group, and at Deutsche Bank Securities and Morgan Stanley, where he focused on emerging technology companies.
Paul received his B.A. degrees in Computer Science and English from Amherst College, where he graduated summa cum laude.