Paul ESKenazi

Paul is an AF Operating Partner and brings his expertise in financial strategy and managing large-scale integrations to various portfolio companies on an as-needed basis. He will be AF’s secret weapon when helping companies looking for potential exits or VP/CFO-level hires or changes. Most recently, Paul was the CFO of Beats Electronics (Beats by Dre), where he oversaw the sale of the company for $3 Billion to Apple. Prior to his time at Beats, Paul also served as the CFO and SVP of Corporate Development for The Jim Henson Company, where he oversaw the sale of the company to EM.TV for $1 Billion, and the subsequent sale of the Muppet Franchise to the Walt Disney Company. Paul began his career with The Boston Consulting Group, has an MBA with Honors from Kellogg School of Management, and graduated Cum Laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics. Paul has a passion for food and looks forward to working with different kinds of *beets* and apples this time around.