Paul Polizzotto began his distinguished career in social enterprise in 1989, when he founded his first venture—an industrial and environmental cleaning company called Property Prep. As a lifelong surfer, Paul melded his passion for the ocean with his talent for entrepreneurship and pioneered Urban Watershed Cleaning and Zero Discharge—two technologies that scrub toxins from parking lots and industrial sites, thus preventing run-off rom entering storm drain systems and polluting the waters into which they feed.
As President of EcoMedia℠, the company he founded in 2001, Paul continues to oversee his EducationAd℠, WellnessAd℠ and EcoAd® advertising programs. Through these initiatives, advertisers direct a portion of their radio, television, and digital ad-spends to fund critical veterans’, education, health and wellness, and environmental projects nationwide. EcoMedia was acquired by CBS Corporation in 2010 and has vastly expanded its mission each year since.
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