Paul Gillard – Vice President of Business Markets, Northwestel. Paul has spent his entire twenty three year career in Telecommunications. The last thirteen has been spent in the North with Northwestel. His career path has included stops in a broad range on functions. These include Customer Service, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Partnerships & Acquisitions, Project Management, Field Operations, Outside Plant Construction and Government Relations. In his time in the North Paul has managed Northwestel’s relationships with its largest customers and been part of Northwestel’s largest projects. Located in Yellowknife, Paul is an active participant in the local community. He sits on the Board of the local United Way and is organizer for youth sports in the Northwest Territories.