Paul Giudice is the CEO of CoMetrics, a technology cooperative serving independent businesses, cooperatives and nonprofits committed to using data as a strategic tool to improve performance. He has a depth of experience using data to inform decisions that lead to stronger organizations and sustained profit growth. As one of the first hires at Next Street, a merchant bank helping small and medium businesses grow, Paul has experience working closely with owners and executive teams to navigate sources of capital and long-term strategic planning, as well as weathering the day-to-day challenges of running a business. Prior to joining Next Street, Paul was a Strategy Consultant at Galt & Company where he had the opportunity to develop growth strategies for Fortune 100 companies such as Coca-Cola and Clorox. Early in his career as an Economic Consultant at NERA, Paul applied rigorous quantitative analysis to support headlining intellectual property disputes. Paul received a dual bachelor’s degree from The Colorado College in Mathematical Economics and Physics.