Paul Upchurch is Executive Director in the Private Equity Portfolio Operations group. He is involved with driving high performance and transformational strategies through the effective implementation of enterprise systems and other operational improvements.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Upchurch worked as an Executive Vice President, Professional Services at Nielsen, where he led teams to elevate client relationships and tackle Nielsen clients’ most pressing business issues, including demand creation, pricing and trade optimization, innovation, and retail execution. Prior to that, Paul had a successful career for over 18 years in management consulting, guiding clients on wide range of enterprise technology and operational improvements in Sales and Marketing, serving as a leader on complex, multi-year, $1b+ transformations as well as rapid-turn carve-outs and integrations.
Mr. Upchurch received a BS in Information and Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois, Chicago.