“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mr. Paolatto in various capacities over the last 8 years. I came to know Paul as a strong and intelligent leader when we worked together on a Western University startup and sat on the same Board of Directors for the Children’s Health Foundation. Paul is honest, hardworking, and able to make tough decisions when necessary. Paul has extensive experience with building and leading successful teams and I’ve greatly appreciated his learned advice on how to grow and manage my company.”
– Jennifer MacDonald, President, Dell Tech Laboratories.
“It was an honour working closely with Paul at Keigan Systems for seven years. As CEO, his determination and resourcefulness put the company on the world stage, attracting the attention of big players in the industry. As Mayor, I have no doubt he will do the same for the City of London”.
– Chris Kirby, Chief Technology Officer, Voices.com
“Paul is definitely an agent of change. I’ve personally seen him eliminate administrative bottlenecks and correct staffing issues while transforming an entity towards long-term financial sustainability.”
– John Innes; Director of Finance, Facilities and Court Services; County of Lambton.
“I had the pleasure of working with Paul for 8 years. He is an inspiring and trusting leader who demonstrates a unique skill set. He helped make WORLDiscoveries one of the top academic tech transfer organizations in Canada. Among his many strengths is his strong ability to build, empower, and motivate a team of talents, and enable it to deliver success despite any challenges. Paul is also a global vision leader. While he was Executive Director of WORLDisoveries, Paul made a strategic decision to launch WORLDiscoveries Asia, the first permanent international business development and tech transfer operation ever set up in Asia by a Canadian university. WORLDiscoveries Asia has brought significant social and economical value to Ontario, and is still serving Ontario’s R&D institutions and hi-tech industry today.”
– Ling Ting, Director, WORLDiscoveries Asia.
“My collaboration with Paul, during his tenure on the London Police Services Board, provides me with the ability to speak to his passion and dedication towards the creation of a vibrant city. Paul’s strong leadership skills, coupled with an incredible work ethic, will provide the vision that we need to put London at the forefront of opportunity and growth.”
– Brad Duncan, Former Chief of Police (Retired), London Police Service
“Hockey is about character, teamwork, and leadership within the group – all characteristics that Paul demonstrated with his time on the London Junior Knights Board. Paul was instrumental in securing a Trillium grant, and had a penchant for focused meetings that delivered results. One key player can make a difference on a team. It’s time to make a trade. As Mayor, Paul will get London back in the game, something this city of champions deserves.“
– Kevin Gardner, VP Operations, London Junior Knights
“I always found Paul to be highly ethical, genuinely interested in the success of the organization, and demonstrating the kind of leadership that people want to follow. Paul fostered a team approach to problem solving. He was always about building up the organization, while at the same time ensuring that the members within the organization were supported to succeed in their personal roles. I personally believe that Paul will bring these same qualities to the Mayor’s position – qualities that will benefit all Londoners.”
– Dan Axford, Past Executive Director (Retired), London Police Association
“I have had the pleasure of working with Paul in several capacities. Paul’s greatest strengths are his keen business acumen and strong sense of fiscal responsibility that he brings to every problem he tackles. He’s uniquely talented in boiling down complex matters to find a way forward to success.”
– Chirag Shah, Past Chair, TechAlliance
“From our Research Parks’ collaboration, I have experienced Paul’s clear vision, dedication, proven leadership and passion to make a positive difference.”
– Katherine Albion, Executive Director, Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park
“I had the opportunity to work with Paul throughout the past eight years at Agri-Therm Inc. As CEO, Paul was a dedicated and dependable leader, and was able to successfully execute the company’s strategy.”
– Jenna Jackson, Director, Agri-Therm Inc.