Paul Krutko is Ann Arbor SPARK’s president and CEO. In his role as CEO, he leads the organization’s efforts to expand the regional economy through initiatives to support entrepreneurs and early stage companies accelerating their growth to full potential.
Krutko has nearly four decades of economic and community expertise. He led San Jose, California's economic development efforts as chief development officer and founded Peloton Development, a consultancy devoted to advising businesses and municipal, regional, state and national governments on economic development and climate prosperity strategies and on creating high performing economic development leaders and teams. Paul was also responsible for downtown in Cleveland and Jacksonville, FL.
Krutko earned a Bachelor of Urban Planning and Design degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture and Art.