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Paul English
  • Industry

    Software

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media
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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #27

Paul English

Cofounder and CEO, Boston Venture Studio

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For key contributions to tech startups, travel, and philanthropy.

Paul English is a tech entrepreneur and activist who cofounded Kayak, Lola, and Boston Venture Studio, along with several other companies and nonprofits. He is also known for founding King Boston, a social justice program dedicated to the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King and their time in Boston.

He holds a B.A. and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

CAREER MILESTONES

2022

Launched Boston Venture Studio, a startup focused on creating consumer-tech apps

2016

Founded Winter Walk for Homelessness, a two-mile charity walk to help homeless people in Boston

2012

After a successful IPO, Kayak agreed to an acquisition by Priceline for $1.8 billion

2004

Cofounded travel site Kayak with Steve Hafner and became its chief technology officer

SIMILAR PROFILES

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #27

Paul English

Cofounder and CEO, Boston Venture Studio

Paul English
  • Industry

    Software

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For key contributions to tech startups, travel, and philanthropy.

Paul English is a tech entrepreneur and activist who cofounded Kayak, Lola, and Boston Venture Studio, along with several other companies and nonprofits. He is also known for founding King Boston, a social justice program dedicated to the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King and their time in Boston.

He holds a B.A. and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

CAREER MILESTONES

2022

Launched Boston Venture Studio, a startup focused on creating consumer-tech apps

2016

Founded Winter Walk for Homelessness, a two-mile charity walk to help homeless people in Boston

2012

After a successful IPO, Kayak agreed to an acquisition by Priceline for $1.8 billion

2004

Cofounded travel site Kayak with Steve Hafner and became its chief technology officer

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These people have the inside take on Boston’s tech scene

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Thousands march in annual Winter Walk to shed light on Boston’s homelessness crisis

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Under Paris Jeffries’ leadership, King Boston making some big moves, including $1m gift to Roxbury church

Under Paris Jeffries’ leadership, King Boston making some big moves, including $1m gift to Roxbury church

SIMILAR PROFILES