Paul Oakenfold is a world-renowned DJ and producer who has helped to shape the sound of electronic music. Born in 1963, he began his career as a club DJ in London during the 1980s. He quickly gained notoriety for his innovative mixing style and ability to create seamless transitions between different genres of music. In 1987, he co-founded the influential record label Perfecto Records, which helped to popularize the genre of acid house. He has also worked as a film composer, producing the score for the 2002 film Collateral Damage. In recent years, he has continued to perform at some of the biggest clubs and festivals around the world. Paul Oakenfold is widely respected within the electronic music community and is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern DJing.