Dr. Paul Chapman is a Senior Consultant within SpringSource's Australian service delivery division, where he undertakes consulting, training and mentoring of clients across Asia-Pacific. He joined SpringSource in 2007 and has, since then, taught Spring to more than 1000 students.
Paul has been working in the IT industry for some 20 years. During that time he has worked with large corporations, government departments, small businesses and private individuals across a wide variety of industries including finance, automotive, IT, retail, travel and mining. Prior to SpringSource, Paul worked in technical pre-sales, product management, freelance consulting, customer training and production support. In these roles, Paul specialized in architecting, developing and managing distributed, enterprise Java systems.
Paul was born in the United Kingom, and holds a doctorate in Parallel Computation from Bristol University, UK. He currently resides in Sydney, Australia.