Paul Vais

Paul Vais

Board Chair




Biography

Paul is cofounder of Bailiwick Wines, a Sonoma based producer of award winning limited production wines. His career began with 13 years in technical, marketing and general management roles in technology innovators Olivetti SpA, Apollo Computer and NeXT in Italy, the U.S. and France. Subsequently, he spent 13 years in venture capital, primarily as a Managing Director for global private equity firm Apax Partners based in Silicon Valley. He has served on numerous boards of private and public companies, and as co-chairman of Entrepreneurs’ Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to fostering corporate responsibility.

Paul is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley where he studied Computer Science. He is married with three daughters and is a California native, avid outdoorsman and aviator.