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Serving some of the largest fleet owners in North America, Optimal Dynamics is the pioneer in AI-driven decision-making for transportation planning.

AI platform for complex logistics optimization solutions

Optimal Dynamics has developed a decision-making engine for high-complexity logistics networks. Serving some of the largest fleet owners in North America, Optimal Dynamics’ platform helps dispatchers make real-time routing decisions to optimize for revenue, available capacity, and driver needs across their entire networks, while also engaging in capacity planning months ahead of time. Optimal Dynamics plans to apply its core technology to a breadth of problems across the logistics arena, from inventory management to manufacturing and supply chain operations.

Large and valuable businesses are being built in companies that can use data intelligence to move goods faster and more efficiently for both enterprise and consumers. Optimal Dynamics’ product suite enables shippers of goods to save money while increasing profits to transportation carriers. Since coming out of stealth-mode in late 2020, the company has acquired some of the most sophisticated fleet operators in the world as customers.


New York, NY
Focus Area
Intelligent Mobility
Activate Team

Paul Jordan


Paul is a Principal at Activate, where he focuses on deal sourcing, due diligence, execution and supporting portfolio companies post-investment. He is a Board Observer at portfolio companies Flexe, Ridecell, KlearNow and Optimal Dynamics.

Prior to Activate, Paul was an Associate at Element Partners where he worked closely with numerous portfolio companies and evaluated new investment opportunities within energy, transportation, industrial software and other sustainable technology sectors. Paul began his career at Piper Jaffray & Co. where he focused on mergers and acquisitions for diversified industrial and applied technology companies.

Paul holds a degree in Public Policy and a minor in Economics from Duke University. In his free time, Paul enjoys being outdoors (in the alpine or ocean, and on the golf course), playing with his dog Rhubarb, reading biographies, live music and exploring new cities one meal at a time.

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Up to 25 %

increase in fleet profit by using strategic simulations

Up to 300 %

increase in fleet operator planning horizons