As Vice President of Strategic Finance and Capital Markets at Zillow Group, Paras leads finance support for the company’s long-term strategy and strategic initiatives, and oversees its corporate capital markets activity.

Before joining Zillow in 2021, Paras spent 16 years as a private equity investor, most recently as Chief Investment Officer of Nolan Capital, and previously at Leonard Green & Partners and Black Canyon Capital. In these roles, he acquired, financed, and helped drive strategy and growth across a wide range of companies in the consumer and services sectors. Prior to his career in private equity, Paras worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse.

Paras earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Harvard University and a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Oxford University, and was a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.