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Paul English

Co-founder, Lola and Summits Education


Paul English is the co-founder and CEO of Lola, an on-demand, personal travel service for hotels, flights and anything else you need. Paul is also

the co-founder of Summits Education, a nonprofit focused on K-12 education in the central plateau of Haiti.

Previously, Paul was CTO of KAYAK, a company he co-founded in 2004, took public in 2012, and sold to Priceline in 2013. KAYAK has 50 million

users of its mobile products. Paul was previously President of Boston Light Software, an ecommerce company sold to Intuit, where Paul then served as VP Technology. Paul is a Director of Partners In Health and Village Health Works, both organizations providing quality healthcare to populations of extreme poverty.

Paul was briefly an entrepreneur in-residence at Greylock, a co-founder and Director of Intermute, the founder of GetHuman, the founder of the

World Xiangqi League, co-founder and Chairman of Mancala, Inc., Senior Vice President of Engineering and Product Management at Interleaf. He

also did contract programming for the US Air Force, operations research programming for Data General, programming for a medical device

company, and even some video game software and sound-effect development.

Paul received a BS and MS in computer science from University of Massachusetts. Paul regularly lectures on entrepreneurship topics at Boston-area universities, and was named Chief Technology Officer of the year by Mass Technology Leadership Council in 2009. Paul has been an advisor to LinkedIn, ELERTS, FanSnap, Roost, and Pixable.

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