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Paul Bultema

Paul Bultema

Title: Head of Web Services Infrastructure Strategy

Company: Amazon

Location: Seattle, WA

Educational Background:

Masters Diploma, Strategy and Innovation, University of Oxford, 2011
MBA, International Finance, DePaul University, 1993
B.A., Dual Major: Business and Economics, Wheaton College, 1990

Huntsman School Interactions:

Entrepreneur Leadership Series Speaker - February 20, 2019


Paul is an accomplished and adventurous technology executive. Currently, Paul is the Head of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Strategic Capacity Planning, based in Seattle. Paul manages long-range demand forecasting, and pressure tests strategic plans. Paul’s team drives AWS global expansion plans and optimizes supply and demand in one of the most dynamic growth businesses on the planet.

Prior to Amazon, Paul served as Managing Director of Communications, Media & Technology for Accenture. Most recently, Paul led Growth & Strategy for the Network Services consulting practice, and he was the global lead for the Nokia Accenture Business Group. From 2007 – 2012, Paul was based in London, England where he was the lead strategy partner for the Communications Industry and was nominated to “The Mobile Power 50,” the fifty most influential people in the UK mobile industry. Paul founded Navigo Global, after holding leadership positions with Level 3 Communications (now CenturyLink), Coopers & Lybrand Consulting and Motorola.

Paul earned a Masters in Strategy & Innovation from Oxford University in England, an MBA in International Finance from DePaul University, and a dual B.A. in Business and Economics from Wheaton College. He has secured five U.S. patents for innovative communications solutions.

Personally, Paul is extremely proud of his three children; two boys in college, and a daughter in high school. Paul has run a marathon on all seven continents and qualified for and run in the Boston Marathon, in addition to being an avid skier and kiteboarder. An adventurous traveler, Paul has gratefully visited 85 countries…thus far.


Entrepreneur Leadership Series: A Strategic Leader In Global Communications & Technology - February 20, 2019