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Ian Olson

Managing Director


10 years experience in geospatial sector as business owner. Chartered Accountant and professional public company director with a
25 year career in finance and the capital markets. Assisted numerous companies move from private to public status and raise capital via the ASX.

Shane Douglas

Chief Technology Officer


Physics and computer science graduate with over 30 years experience in software development. Since 1989 has been developing software in 2D and 3D spatial environments for the Water Corporation of Western Australia, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, and numerous other organisations.

Randy Rhoades

Chief Operating Officer


Former US Air Force officer and pilot. Professionally licensed Civil Engineer with 20-years experience in 3D LiDAR based surveying and mapping. Co-Founded and grown numerous LiDAR mapping companies, most recently head of global commercialisation for LiDAR
technology with US giant Harris Corporation.

Mark Morrison

VP Engineering


Engineer with over 25 years experience in the geospatial and resources industries. Has worked across a variety of roles, including academic research, software application development, technical analyst, and industrial R&D/innovation.

Mike Freeth

VP Cloud Development


Software developer and designer with a diverse skill set and a passion for modern web technologies. His experience ranges from the technical to the creative, covering software development, photography, video production and graphic design.

Stephen Sakharov

Principal Software Architect


Software developer with a degree in Computer Science, and over 15 years experience developing commercial software solutions in various industries ranging from electronics design to the resources sector.

Russell Rogers

Principal Software Engineer


Senior software engineer with over 16 years experience in the geospatial industry, delivering high performance and highly scalable GIS mapping solutions. Prior to joining Pointerra, Russell held senior roles in 2 high-growth GIS startups (ER Mapper and Nearmap)
that grew to achieve success in international markets.

Executive VP - Technology

Remote sensing professional with 26 years of experience specializing in all phases of LiDAR including but not limited to Applications Development, Analytics, Data processing, Data collection and hybrid remote sensing approaches. He is an author of multiple LIDAR publications including LiDAR for Dummies and the ASPRS Topographic Airborne LiDAR Manual.

North American Director of Operations


Remote Sensing and LiDAR Professional offering a combined twelve years of management experience in LiDAR data acquisition and data production including LiDAR and Imaging sensor operation, field survey, LiDAR data calibration, production, scheduling, supervisory, and quality control experience. Additionally, she has developed training procedures and workflow documentation for several companies.

Matthew Coleman

SVP of Business Development


Matt is a Geographer and Photogrammetrist who has worked extensively with aerial imagery and LiDAR over the past 15 years. After obtaining over 3,000 flight hours operating mapping sensors and performing field project management around the world, he moved into Flight Management and Business Development roles. Matt was elected and served as President of the Pacific Southwest Region of ASPRS in 2016 and has presented at numerous geospatial conferences. Most recently, he has worked for some of the largest drone companies in the United States and focused on Commercial and Defense Business Development in the US and overseas, primarily in Africa and SE Asia.