Partner

Paul Donnellan

Paul Donnellan is a Partner at Clareo with more than 20 years of experience leading strategic growth initiatives in both industry and consulting roles.

Paul advises energy and industrial companies on growth and innovation, helping businesses to identify and pursue new growth opportunities ranging from breakthrough technologies to new business models.


He has worked with large power generation, electric utility and industrial companies on innovation initiatives to address transformations in the energy and transportation industries, including distributed energy resources and transportation electrification.

Prior to his work with Clareo, Paul led sales and marketing for a startup technology division of Navistar. In that role, he helped launch an OEM telematics service, managing marketing and product strategy and leading the division’s national direct and indirect sales force.

Paul’s prior experience as a management consultant includes IBM Business Consulting Services, where he advised companies on business strategy, technology, sales and marketing. Clients include Exelon, Edison International, Johnson Controls, Navistar, BMW North America, Motorola and Sprint. Paul has an MBA from the University of Michigan with a concentration in Strategy and Marketing. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University.

Expertise
  • Corporate Growth Strategy
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Planning Frameworks & Models
  • New Business Design
  • Technology Commercialization