Business 100 - 2013

Paul Dwyer/Fidelity Investments

Belfast native Paul Dwyer is a technology leader for Fidelity Investments in Durham, North Carolina. In 2005 he was named one of the Top 50 Business Leaders by Developing Belfast and is a co-author of the American Management Association book The Program Management Office Advantage, published in 2009.

Paul is currently a member of the Boston Irish Business Association and the New England chapter of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce USA and has worked for nonprofits such as The Irish Pastoral Center, the Inner City Scholarship Foundation and The American Ireland Fund. For nearly a decade he was president of the American Friends of the University of Ulster, where he received an honors degree in computer sciences. His community work, he says, “has always been focused on providing opportunity for people to be successful as I have enjoyed much success in my nineteen years on these shores.”

Paul became a U.S. citizen in 2004 and currently lives in the heart of the North Carolina’s Research Triangle with his wife, Susan, and their six-year-old son, Jack.