Paul Knapp is President and CEO of Space Center Ventures, a Twin Cities-based venture fund. He is a former President of the Minnesota Venture Capital Association. Paul has served on the boards of more than twenty emerging private and public companies and several nonprofit organizations. He currently serves as a Director of Venture Bank, The Catholic Community Foundation of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, The Twin Cities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, University Enterprise Laboratories, Excelen Center for Bone & Joint Research and Education, and several emerging private companies. He was recently honored as one of Twin Cities Business’ 2009 “Directors of the Year” and one of Twin Cities Business’ 2011 “200 Minnesotans You Should Know”. Paul is a graduate of The College of St. Thomas and William Mitchell College of Law.