Paul Polak
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Dr. Paul Polak has worked for the past twenty-four years as president of International Development Enterprises (IDE), a nonprofit, poverty alleviation organization he founded in 1981. IDE pioneered the development and marketing of affordable technologies within developing countries. As a result of technology and market entrance, IDE families have increased their net annual income by more than $200 million annually. Dr. Polak received his MD from the University of Western Ontario and practiced psychiatry for twenty-three years. Log onto for more information.