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Paul Mathews
VP of Engineering at ClarisHealth
Product development leader with proven experience creating
startup teams. Expert at building highly motivated global teams that
are keenly focused on delivering quick results using an agile yet
disciplined process approach.
Specialties: Consumer facing Education Technology (EdTech),
Gaming, and Retail
VP of Engineering
September 2021-Present
Nashville Metropolitan Area
VP of Engineering
March 2018-September 2021(3 years 7 months)
Greater Nashville Area, TN
Led three successful consumer-facing SaaS product launches that allowed
us to break the million user threshold and take significant marketshare in the
K12 education sector. Our product team was awarded ‘Team of the Year’ by
the Nashville Technology Council following the launch of our Snapshot Middle
School product, and we have more marketbusting products in the pipeline!
Stay Tuned!
New Product Development, Software Engineering, Gaming Platforms
December 2012-March 2018(5 years 4 months)
Greater Nashville Area, TN
Member of the turn-around team that positioned the $1.3 billion cash sale of
VGT to Aristocrat Leisure Limited. Transformed the Engineering Department
into a highly efficient and repeatable product delivery team. Hired and trained
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20+ staff including three scrum masters and coached them to a successful
delivery of VGT's XSpin gaming platform.
Senior Programme Manager, E-commerce
September 2010-November 2012(2 years 3 months)
Kuwait City
Led a multi-national team of top retail talent and software engineers in the
creation of next-gen e-commerce, social media, and s-commerce businesses
in the Arabian Gulf region. Xcite is currently ranked #1 in Kuwait e-commerce
traffic, #1 in regional Facebook retailer engagement (one million fans), and #2
in regional Twitter retailer engagement (87k followers)
Engineering Manager & Software Program Manager
August 2001-August 2010(9 years 1 month)
Dallas, TX and St. Petersburg, FL
Led software engineering teams for a large product development organization.
Used Lean Six Sigma and Agile to streamline the business. On the leadership
teams of several Raytheon organizations. Certified Program Manager (step
above PMP), PMBOK contributor, and Scrum Master.
Atlantis Preferred Healthcare
Senior Software Engineering Consultant (Project Lead)
January 2001-January 2002(1 year 1 month)
As lead consultant for Veredus Corp, led a team of software engineers in the
upgrading of payment processing systems for HIPAA compliance. Atlantis
Preferred Healthcare provided healthcare cost containment and management
services, administered pharmacy benefit programs, healthcare provider
business audits, invoice audits, and adjudication. Our team re-factored
the online medical claims processing system and the supporting financial
subsystems for this middle-tier healthcare payments processing business.
Software Architect & Cofounder
2000-2002(2 years)
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Founding partner for an online recruiting service for aspiring college athletes.
Valiant effort to transform the lucrative secondary marketplace for college
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recruiting with video sharing, community portals, and early-stage social media,
but the dotcom bubble burst at our peak.
Software Architect
1999-2001(2 years)
One of the founding team members and equity holders that created
'', one of the few e-commerce success stories in
the dotcom era and a powerhouse B2B in the health products sector. was designed to host virtual storefronts for thousands
of B2C retail stores in the natural products industry. Connected retailers to
suppliers via a revolutionary B2B e-commerce ordering system, the first in the
natural products industry. The solution spanned multiple facilities and scaled
across the globe. Currently hosting 3,000+ retail stores.
United States Military Academy
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