Paul deGive is the Managing Director of The deBarsy Group, a firm with two decades experience with early stage IT and Cleantech companies in Silicon Valley, in Europe and in Asia, with the charter of accelerating them to commercialization and private financing.

The deBarsy Group also works internationally with companies seeking to establish customers, partners and investors in the US and other global markets.

Over the past several years Paul has led the Mentoring Program and developed the Mentoring Curriculum for the Silicon Valley-based Cleantech Open, the largest existing Start-up Incubator/Accelerator, whose 900 Alumni startups have raised over $1 billion in investment.

Earlier in his career, Mr. deGive was with Arthur D. Little, Inc. as a strategy consultant to large technology companies; and later as an independent consultant to earlier stage companies.

He has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School.