Paul Krutko is the president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK. In his role as CEO, he leads the organization’s efforts to expand the regional economy through initiatives to support entrepreneurs and early stage companies accelerating their growth to full potential.rnrnKrutko has nearly four decades of economic and community expertise. He previously led economic development efforts in Silicon Valley where he served as chief development officer. He also founded Peloton Development, a consultancy devoted to advising businesses and municipal, regional, state and national governments on economic development and climate prosperity strategies and on creating high performing economic development leaders and teams. He earned a urban planning and design degree from the University of Cincinnati.