Paul Brown is an Advisory Partner at Granite Growth. He holds the James Lee Sorenson Presidential Chair and is a professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. He is also the co-director of the School’s Master in Business Creation program and an entrepreneur in residence at the University of Utah’s Center for Medical Innovation.
Prior to teaching, Paul was a managing director at Sandbox Industries in Chicago where he co-led the firm’s $300M healthcare venture capital fund, which he co-founded. Prior to Sandbox, Paul was a vice president at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association for ten years, where he served on the CEO’s strategy council. Previous to that, he was a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Paul serves on the boards of CleanSlate Outpatient Addiction Medicine, QualDerm Partners, JQ Medical Supply, SwellCX, Cinch Solutions, and Amplify.
Paul earned a JD from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and dual BAs from the University of Utah.