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Paul Keyser

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Paul KeyserVisiting Faculty Lecturer
  • CollegeManning School of Business
  • DepartmentMarketing Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Research Interests

Corporate Entrepreneurship, marketing, professional communication


  • BS: Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University
  • MBA, Boston University


In 2013, Paul Keyser retired as the Business Unit President from Stanley Black and Decker. He has 39 years of business experience in both private and Fortune 500 companies including Barden Bearing Corp, General Electric, WR Grace, Chemfab (now St. Gobain), WW Grainger, United Rentals Inc., and Stanley Black & Decker. His background includes developing and executing strategies in Commercial, Government and Military industries. He started his career as an Engineer, and transitioned to roles in Marketing, Sales Management, Product Development, and Business Leadership. He has managed operations with revenues exceeding $220M/year. He was awarded 5 US/European patents and has orchestrated two business turnarounds. He has a BSME from Villanova University and graduated with High Honors from the Executive MBA Program at Boston University. Personal interests include his family, sailing, skiing, biking, hiking, history, astronomy and photography. He has been an Adjunct/Visiting Professor at UML Manning School of Business since 2013, and has taught courses in Corporate Entrepreneurship, Sales & Customer Relations, Marketing Principles, and Professional Communications.?