photographer, storylistener and cultural architect

Paul Tellefsen

aka technopaul

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Paul Tellefsen is a storylistener, cultural architect and photographer. He's been in the industry for 12 years and has worked with clients on large and small projects alike. He has a passion for people that is focused towards creating environments of connection in digital and physical spaces. He's a lover of great reads, food, music and fashion.

Paul is the creator of Instagram Is: a viral Instagram documentary that tells the story of social community and culture in our current generation which has been seen in 150 countries and loaded over 5 million times. He helped start Socality with Scott Bakken in 2014 and currently oversees Community and Community Leaders around the world. With over 90K followers on Instagram he has grown to understand how to build an engaged community. 

His work has been featured in art shows around the country and on websites like Petapixel, Laughingsquid and Instagram. He has worked with clients like Buick, Google, Cadillac, Asus Toyota, Santa Fe Tourism, Publish Brand, Allbirds, KIND Snacks, SAXX, Hudson, and Adobe Youth Voices.

Photo by Wesley Taylor

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