Paul Harrison

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Harrison is the Chief Financial Officer of Kripalu. Paul earned his BS degree from the University of Massachusetts and his MBA from Babson College before starting his career as an accountant at Beth Israel Hospital. Over the next 15 years, he held various financial roles in the Boston area, including the position of chief financial officer at a computer products company.

In 1990, Paul moved to Connecticut to become the CFO of a consumer software business and several years later moved into the role of CEO. This business was subsequently sold to Bank of America and, for the next five years, he held the role of CEO and chairman for a consortium of seven of the largest banks in North America. During this period, he was heavily involved in developing online banking and electronic bill payment solutions for large financial institutions. 

Paul’s other roles, in addition to having founded a dotcom business in the online financial services sector, include positions as general manager and COO at several large financial services firms, and providing consulting services for various technology businesses. 

Paul grew up on Cape Cod and has three children and a lovely wife.  Outside of work, Paul enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.