Ian has enjoyed a successful business career in the US technology sector. He brings this extensive and complementary experience to nearmap at a time when the Company is accelerating its growth in the US.
Ian served as the President and CEO of Market Leader for more than a decade, establishing the company as the leading provider of "software-as-a-service" solutions to the real estate industry. Under his leadership, Market Leader was ranked the 4th fastest growing technology company in North America, leading to a successful IPO in 2004 and the sale of the company to Trulia in 2013 for US$380 million.
Before joining Market Leader, Ian spent 7 years at Microsoft where he led a number of the company’s early online marketing efforts and later served as the General Manager of Microsoft HomeAdvisor.
Ian is a graduate of Bryant University, holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and serves as a strategic advisor and Board member with a number of leading technology companies. He will be considered to be an independent director under the Company's definition of independence and will be a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
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