Wall Street 50 – 2016

Paul Jennings/Silicon Valley Bank

Paul Jennings is head of Product Advisory Services at Silicon Valley Bank. Silicon Valley Bank is the premier global bank for technology, life science, venture capital and private equity. Paul has responsibility for the Bank’s foreign exchange and interest rate advisory businesses. Paul is also part of the SVB Ireland Team, which expects a lending commitment of $200M to the fast-moving Irish technology and life science sectors. Paul is the winner of the Silicon Valley Bank President’s Club in 2011 and 2012, and received the prestigious Irish America Wall Street 50 award in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

He was born in Warrenpoint, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, moved to Boston in 1992, and became an American citizen in 1997. Paul is a graduate of Ulster University, President of UU New England Alumni Association, and a board member of The American Friends of Ulster University. He is also on the Board of Boston Irish Business Association (BIBA).

Paul lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts with his wife, Aine, and their three children, Catherine, Maura, and Neil.