Paul Bernard is a Director on Amazon’s Corporate Development team and leads the Alexa Fund program, which invests in companies that are leading the way in compelling applications, devices and technologies that leverage Alexa. The program is comprised of direct investing, the Alexa Accelerator and the Alexa Fund Fellowship. Prior to joining Amazon in 2013, Paul held executive level business and corporate development positions at INRIX and Nokia. Previous to that he started his professional career practicing corporate law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto and investment banking at Goldman Sachs. He has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa (Summa Cum Laude) and a Masters in Management from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.