Congratulations to Paul Klimos on his selection to the Arab America Foundation’s 40 Under 40 – Class of 2021, which highlights the accomplishments of young Arab Americans across the country. Paul is recognized for his work advising founders navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, as well as investors evaluate, structure and manage various types of investments. He is also a leader of the MENA-GCC strategy of Orrick’s Technology Companies Group.
Active in civic leadership, Paul sits on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Future Council on Agile Governance and is a member of WEF’s global shapers community and network of experts on each of justice, geopolitics, and the future of financial and monetary systems. He is a Knight of Magistral Grace of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and an alumnus of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program, a premier exchange program for foreign leaders. Paul previously served as representative of Lions Clubs International’s District 351 to the United Nations and was appointed Chairperson of UN75 by the Council of Governors of LCI’s Multiple District 4. He also acts as a mentor to various startup accelerators and sits on the jury of Mentor Foundation's Social Entrepreneurship Award.