Paul Martinkovic 
Shareholder, Chief Executive Officer
JERDE

Paul Martinkovic has been with JERDE for over 30 years and is currently the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and serves on the Board of Directors. He manages day-to-day leadership of the company and all business affairs, while also overseeing JERDE’s global business development and marketing efforts.  Under Martinkovic’s leadership the firm has expanded its global reach, generated the highest annual revenues in company history, and also seamlessly transitioned its headquarters to an award-winning space in Downtown Los Angeles.

Since joining the firm in 1990, Paul has facilitated the JERDE’s transformation to meet the changing worldwide demand for design. This has included opening JERDE’s foreign offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Amsterdam, Dubai, and Moscow.


Martinkovic was also instrumental in initiating, implementing and executing the founder ownership transfer to the new ownership structure in the firm in his previous position as Chief Financial Officer.


Paul is a plein air oil painter and accomplished guitarist. A Certified Management Accountant, Paul holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from Pepperdine University and Masters of Business Administration/E-Business from the University of Phoenix.




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