Paul is a General Partner for Panoramic Ventures.
Prior to joining, Paul also founded another highly successful venture firm, Accelerant Venture Capital, which merged with BIP Capital in 2017. Iaffaldano has made over 60 investments over the last twelve years, with an average return of over 40 percent on invested capital.
Paul’s successful exits include such well-known enterprises as Blinq Media, BrightWhistle, SeniorLiving.net and Car360. He currently participates on boards at multiple companies, including Huddle Tickets, mLevel, Demand Jump, Crescerance, Vibenomics, and VoApps.
Earlier in his career, Paul held executive-level positions at a number of media and entertainment enterprises, including at The Weather Channel, as EVP and GM. While at the organization, he helped to found weather.com and guided it through a $3.6 billion exit to Bain and Blackstone. As SVP at the Travel Channel, he led his team through a $400 million exit to Discovery Communications.
Prior to that, he helped The Walt Disney Company launch its magazine publishing division with a wide range of titles including the award-winning Family Fun magazine. Paul also has extensive experience in the advertising management field, including helping Celestial Seasonings during its acquisition by Kraft Foods.
Paul holds an MBA from Loyola University, a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and has completed management training programs at Harvard University, the University of Virginia and William and Mary College. He is the recipient of multiple distinguished awards, including a Technical Emmy Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a Gold Effie Award from the American Marketing Association and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Interactive Advertising Bureau.