ABOUT US

We are a tight collection of geospatial, aviation, electronics
and software experts, working in Australia. 

Rob Klau

BSurv (UNSW) ESP-AP (SSSI)
Director of Klau Geomatics
Co-Founder/CEO of 4DMapper

Rob has 30 years of international experience as a consultant/contractor in mapping, surveying, photogrammetry, remote sensing and exploration. He is founder and director of Klau Geomatics, a successful survey operations company running up to 5 remote crews, now manufacturing the KlauPPK GPS receiver. He founded, grew and successfully exited a UAV mapping company. Rob has solid domain expertise and a broad perspective on the geospatial industry. He holds a Bachelor of Surveying degree and ESP-AP SSSI certification.

Brett Johnson

MBA
Director of Marketing and Sales
Klau Geomatics and 4DMapper

Brett has had a solid career in exploration, mining, and airborne surveying. This has included leading
corporate geophysical and geospatial businesses globally, executing major complex projects in difficult environments. Brett is a commercial pilot, with a broad experience in Flight Operations, Maintenance and CRM/Air Safety. Always a proponent for task applicable technology and getting the most insight from data, Brett is able to talk to numerous market segments and brings a systematic and professional approach to the customer engagement processes.

Alex Johannessen

Senior Software Architect
Klau Geomatics and 4DMapper

30+ years of professional experience as a usability addict, user experience nitpicker and a hobby philosopher. A technologist with extensive SOA, REST and ESB ideals, and a host of programming languages to back it up. A sought-after speaker on user interface, usability, and Topic Maps. A blogger and a writer, with interests in philosophy, photography, biology, cosmology and music, married and a father of 3 mostly charming kids.

Guy Leeder

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
Klau Geomatics and 4DMapper

Guy Leeder has over 20 years experience as a full stack developer across a variety of technologies and industries, leading large teams of up to 15 developers. Career highlights include developing Management Solutions for multiple fortune 500 companies, Technical Co-Founder of a leading cloud based SAAS solution for the childcare industry, and Architect and lead developer of a Virtual Cleaning Management SAAS used by some of the world’s largest facility management companies. He has a particular interest in designing and implementing reliable and scalable architecture, designing great User Experiences (UX) and geospatial technology.

In his spare time Guy enjoys scouring maps for interesting features and hitting the outdoors to visit them.

 

Adam Chabok

PhD Airborne Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
Technical Consultant

Adam has over 17 years of experience in photogrammetry and mapping with in-depth technical and product knowledge and strong academic credentials. He ran a geospatial consulting company in 2000, lead research and development for a progressive drone manufacturer, and was instrumental in developing a new generation of high-end aerial mapping systems for UAVs. He has BSc in Surveying, MSc in Photogrammetry and PhD in remote Sensing.

Originally a company founder, Adam is now running MetaSpatial Consulting and continues to support our products.

…and the Klau Geomatics Team

Radan, Sharee, Rob and Kallan

Kallan, our lead Electronics Engineer, and Radan, resident brainiac, create brilliant solutions in hardware, electronics, board design, 3D component design, 3D Printing, CNC machining, bare metal code on processor chips… these guys are in a different league!

Sharee keeps the operation in order, along with any and all other aspects of the business, administration, accounts and business in general.