Paul Edelman

Managing Director

Paul Edelman is the managing Director and founder of Edelman & Associates ( – a boutique search firm focused on big data and analytics, software, consulting, and quantitative finance.

Paul has a BS in Physics from MIT, a PhD in Psychology from Harvard, and over 25 years’ experience helping senior managers hire top talent.

Paul’s quantitative background, training in behavioral assessment, and experience in developing systematic hiring methods enable him to assist clients in a variety of ways that go beyond what one may expect from a typical search consultant.

In addition to executive search and technical recruiting services, Paul assists high-potential executives, leaders, and professionals in achieving high performance for themselves, their teams, and their organizations. He brings rich and varied business experience; in-depth education and training in science, technology, and applied behavioral science (BS, MIT; PhD, Harvard); and well-honed skills as a listener, educator, and facilitator of thoughtful, productive conversations.