Philip Paul received his education at the University of Cambridge, where he obtained a MEng and a PhD. In early 2010 he joined the Nanofabrication group at the IBM Zurich Research Labs. He had previously spent the summer of 2004 at the IBM ZRL in the «Millipede» scanning probe storage project, the forerunner of the NanoFrazor. At IBM, Philip Paul was responsible for several technological breakthroughs of the NanoFrazor technology. Consequently, he co-founded SwissLitho in 2012.
Philip leads all technological activities at SwissLitho.