Paul Budak

Managing Director, Executive Services


Paul Budak is currently Managing Director for Executive Services and Retained Executive Search at E78 Partners.  Prior to joining E78 Partners, Paul was Chief Operating Officer at Remote Medical International, a Seattle based health and safety services company.  Paul is a multi-faceted executive who has held C-level positions in nine companies and has over 30 years of demonstrated success driving breakthrough financial performance and operational efficiency for a diverse range of organizations. He has extensive understanding of all core business functions combined with proven strengths as a change agent able to lead startup, turnaround, corporate development, and exit strategy initiatives aimed at maximizing owner/shareholder value.

He has extensive buy/sell-side experience in M&A due diligence, planning, and integration, and is skilled in structuring venture capital investments and driving PE/VC/Angel fundraising activities for early-stage technology firms. He brings added-value background as a Board Member for multiple early-stage technical and scientific ventures, as well as possesses entrepreneurial experience gained as the co-founder of three separate technology startups.

Paul’s investing experience came from being a Partner at Encompass Ventures of Seattle, investing in early-stage technology companies.  Paul holds bachelors and masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.

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