Paul Fireman is president of Fireman Creative, an award-winning strategic marketing and technology innovation firm that specializes in building engaged communities for homebuilders, architects and building products companies. With 30 years of experience in communications and interactive design, Paul is committed to helping partners grow by creating high quality digital experiences and simplifying message and content. He recently won his first Emmy Award and was a keynote speaker with Frank Warren at SXSW for his work on the Post Secret project. For the last 16 years, he has focused his efforts on building sustainable communities, launching technology start- ups, and aiding real estate developments increase home sales. Paul is also well versed in public-private partnerships. Working with Summerset at Frick Park for 12 years, one of the nation’s most successful residential brownfield reclamations. Currently he is working on ways to improve aging in place senior populations with better housing solutions. Much of his work for homebuilders is built around marketing to families, building web sites, creating effective software and building engagement via social media.
Prior to founding Fireman Creative in 2001, Paul worked for The Walt Disney Company and for several large ad agencies in NYC. Passionate about old buildings, his latest project is renovating a 120-year-old engine house. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife Gail, daughters Anna and Leah, and 10-year-old lab Abby.