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Ancestry Founder, Paul Allen was once on a mission to connect you to your past. And now? Now he is on a mission to connect you to a future where you know your strengths and get to use them every day, where using your God-given talents brings you success and joy at work and in life. Renowned as the “Strengths Evangelist,” Paul helps individuals and organizations unlock their potential and accomplish truly great things.
Paul conceived the idea for Ancestry.com in 1996 and launched the company as its founding CEO in July 1997. Since then, tens of millions of people have used the service to discover more about their family heritage.
GLOBAL STRENGTHS EVANGELIST
Paul is currently a Gallup Senior Adviser. Prior to this, Paul helped lead the Global Strengths Movement for Gallup in Washington, DC. Since 1999, more than 18 million people have used this powerful tool to discover how to use their natural talents at work and in life.
TOP RATED KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Paul has given hundreds of informative and inspiring lectures, keynote speeches, and workshops around the world, in North America, Europe, and Asia. His positive message resonates with and inspires entrepreneurs, CEOs, CTOs, executives in HR & L&D, association leaders, educators and emerging leaders.
Paul’s products have been used by millions and have generated billions of dollars in revenue. He continues to stay on the forefront of technology, and is working with top engineers and companies to build products that help people live more fulfilling lives. “The future is already here–it’s just not very?evenly distributed.” Paul knows innovation can be sparked with a strengths-based approach.? The power of this approach is evident in his own entrepreneurial endeavors. Through harnessing his own strengths and the strengths of his team,?Paul has founded and inspired companies that continue to have lasting impact.
Paul is a vocal advocate for investing in people. Every person everywhere deserves a chance to soar with their strengths. Leaders in government, business, education, non-profits and the faith community can choose to invest in every person. Corporations can begin to value people above profits and GDP growth. We face a technologically advanced future that threatens to replace human jobs with robots and AI. Paul hopes to inspires leaders with new tools and ideas to move forward towards a more inclusive economic system where more people can thrive.