"The art of leadership is to extract the positive spirit and motivation of those you lead, in order to accomplish the mission. It's always about the team."


-- Paul Temple, CEO

Paul Temple

Chief Executive Officer

Paul, founder of Advanced Onion, specializes in identity and advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies in support of the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Homeland Security and the Intelligence community. He also serves as an advisor to the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) on a variety of operational program support initiatives. Following a 21-year military career, Paul served in numerous senior management positions for companies such as SGI, NetApp and SAIC. He has a first-hand, in-depth understanding of the System Integration Services community and federal programs. Paul draws on this expertise to champion business development activities and program captures for high performance computing, data management, visualization, sensor technologies and advanced analytics. 

He has a MBA and a MA Level Certificate in Criminal Justice and a BS in Business. In addition, Paul is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Counterintelligence Technician course, Defense Language Institute, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) High Risk School, French Commando School and many other career supportive courses. 

Paul and his wife Nina have two children and two grandchildren. They enjoy extreme cycling, running, climbing, motocross, car racing and hiking.