Paul K. Matthias is the OOI senior program manager at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Prior to this appointment, Matthias served as a senior manager and technical director at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, where he helped lead the design and development of both the acoustic and display systems for the US Navy Zumwalt Destroyer.  While at Raytheon, Matthias was designated as a Raytheon Acoustic Subject Matter Expert and an Earned Value and Systems Engineering Instructor.  Matthias previously owned and operated Polaris Imaging, Inc., an ocean engineering company that provided ocean imaging systems and services.  Matthias has a BS in Marine Science from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Oceanography from Texas A&M University, an MBA from the University of Rhode Island, and a PMP Certificate from the Program Management Institute.