Paul Vitrano is a senior vice president (SVP) and the chief legal and policy officer for Waev Inc., an electric mobility provider founded in 2021 to manufacture, distribute, market and support the GEM, Taylor-Dunn and Tiger brands. As a cofounder of Waev, Paul was integral in the purchase of the businesses from Polaris. Paul leads the legal, human resources, compliance and government affairs functions. He also develops government and strategic business partnerships with a focus on urban mobility. Paul is a frequent speaker and author on electric mobility topics.
Prior to cofounding Waev, Paul served as chief counsel to five of Polaris’ global business units and served as a member of the business units’ executive teams. In addition, he was tapped to conceive, develop and bring to market Polaris’ first business unit based on the delivery of non-ownership experiences.
Paul has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Villanova University and a law degree from George Washington University. Paul is a Member of the Villanova University Public Policy Advisory Council and an Advisor to Impala Ventures. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and they have two adult children.