2023 Speaker


Paul Kromidas

Founder & CEO


As CEO and Founder of Summer, Paul Kromidas is a mission-driven entrepreneur pioneering an innovative approach to vacation home ownership. With the vision to carve a new path for homeowners seeking to own a second home, Kromidas leads the Summer team to open access to vacation homes by eliminating the headache and risk associated with buying. Bringing over a decade of experience in accelerating growth and scaling teams across the technology, real estate, finance and strategy sectors, Kromidas has a proven track record with industry leaders such as Airbnb, Deloitte, Alfred and Moody’s. With extensive experience in leadership at venture-backed businesses in the housing and hospitality industries, Kromidas founded and continues to build Summer with the mission to help American families achieve their long-term goals. Prior to founding Summer, he was a Product and Strategy leader at Airbnb, where he led the integration of Luxury Retreats and the creation of the Airbnb Luxe product. Kromidas holds a graduate degree from Columbia University, where he graduated with distinction.