Paul Kolebuck, Chief Growth Officer (CGO)

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As the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) for Brillient Corporation, Mr. Kolebuck is responsible for corporate strategy, growth, business development, marketing and communications, and corporate development. Paul is building and executing business strategies for growth to expand Brillient’s mission impact with its Federal and commercial partners. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, he is aligning growth initiatives and go to market activities to driving client business value.

Paul has extensive experience building and growing professional services and technology firms in the U.S. Federal and commercial marketspaces.  He brings a strong and proven track record of driving client mission impact and sales and revenue growth across Federal and commercial clients. Paul is a demonstrated leader in the areas of corporate strategy, digital innovation, new market development, M&A and organic growth initiatives. Paul has a passion for business transformation, building innovative and growth-oriented organizations and operating models, managing change, and fostering people-oriented cultures.

Paul served as Chief Growth Officer for Abt Associates, where he successfully led corporate strategy, organic growth, business development, marketing & communications.  In this role, Paul oversaw transformative, enterprise-wide growth initiatives which drove business outcomes and client mission impact. 

Prior to this, Paul held multiple leadership positions during a 20+ year career at Accenture.  As a Global Industry Lead for Border & Identity and U.S. Federal Sales and Business Development Lead, he was responsible for developing business strategies for new growth, crafting sales and marketing campaigns and expanding addressable markets, all while bringing new global assets, solutions and partnerships to the sales process. Paul also served as the Federal market leader for IDEMIA, the leading, global secure identity technology company. There, Paul drove Federal go to market strategy, sales and revenue, and new market entry in the secure travel and biometric/digital identity marketspaces.

Paul is a graduate of Georgetown University and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a Board Member of the Georgetown University Alumni Association.  Paul has received numerous company and Federal agency awards for superlative client value delivered.  Paul holds several patents for smart identity solutions.