Paul is a technical advisor to METR as well as a board member. He runs the Alignment Research Center (ARC), a non-profit research organization whose mission is to align future machine learning systems with human interests. METR was incubated as a project of ARC and was originally known as ARC Evals.
Paul previously ran the language model alignment team at OpenAI; his work included leading the research on the Deep reinforcement learning from human preferences paper. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the theory group at UC Berkeley.