Paul Walker


Global Advisory Board Member, Motive Partners

Former Co-Head of Technology, Goldman Sachs


Paul Walker is based in New York and advises companies and investors in AI and FinTech, providing organizations with guidance in business, technology, people and product strategy.

Having spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs, Paul was most recently the Co-head of Technology. He was also a member of the Partnership Committee and the firm-wide Technology Risk Committee. Previously, Paul served as the Global Head of Risk and Strategy for Prime Services in the Securities Division and before that he was Global Head of the Core Strats team. Paul joined Goldman Sachs as a vice president on the FICC Strats team in 2001 and was named Managing Director in 2004 and Partner in 2008.

Paul previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) until 2017. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Paul worked as a physics researcher at the Max-PlanckInstitut für Gravitationsphysik and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

Today, Paul advises a number of FinTech and AI businesses and is on the Board of Governors of the New York Academy of Sciences. Paul spends his philanthropic energies working with organizations that provide opportunity and social capital to young adults through access to education, science, and critical reasoning.

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