Paul lapstun

Mr Paul Lapstun
Chief Technology Officer

Paul Lapstun is the Chief Technology Officer for nearmap. He provides strategic leadership to nearmap's continuing program of technology innovation, with a key focus on intellectual property.

Paul has over 25 years experience in conceiving, developing and commercialising consumer electronics and software products in Australia, the US and UK. He holds more than 1200 granted US patents, making him the 3rd most prolific inventor worldwide.

Before joining nearmap Paul was CTO of Netpage at Silverbrook Research, where he co-invented and led the research and development of digital pen and paper technologies. Prior to that he developed video and animation products for Canon, Rank Cintel and Integrated Arts.

His experience and vision make him a valuable member of the Executive Team.