Paul Escobar is the Director of Policy and Education Programs. On the policy side, Paul works in both the Education and the Tech & Innovation Portfolios. For Education, he heads the Leadership Group’s work in Computer Science and Education Technology. On the Tech & Innovation side, Paul is currently helping the organization think through possible engagement in the Autonomous Vehicle space. Lastly, Paul leads the Leadership Group Foundation’s education initiatives, provides grant support and staff support to the Foundation Board of Directors and its Program Committee.
Prior to joining the Leadership Group, Paul worked on Mayor Sam Liccardo’s campaign for Mayor as the Deputy Field Director.
Paul is very active in the Silicon Valley community, volunteering with a variety of local organizations. He received a B.A. in French and Rhetoric from UC Berkeley and an MTS in Philosophy of Religion from Harvard Divinity School.