Paul Toenjes

Sr. Vice President, Executive


US & Canada




Paul G. Toenjes has over 30 years of IT and corporate executive experience. The first half of Paul’s career was heavily focused on software development, business analysis, systems architecture, database design and project management. Having gained an extensive understanding and appreciation of the complexities of software development, Paul was able to lead many large scale and global software development initiatives. Moving into the second half of his career, Paul has focused on business development and corporate strategy activities. Paul was tasked to develop the E-Commerce practice at Compuware which grew to approximately 400 people during the onset of the Dotcom boom. Paul has also been involved in two IPOs as well as the acquisitions of five other companies. Paul has created and managed partnerships with some of the largest technology companies in the world and has developed reseller and partner relationships for a variety of software products. Paul is currently the Senior Vice President of Detroit-based VisionIT, responsible for all sales, strategy and the development of practices and products focused on vehicle systems, healthcare software products, SAP ERP and other technology offerings. Paul also has five patents in the healthcare space.

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