Paul Stannard

Paul Stannard is the founder and CEO of SmartDraw. A self-taught software developer, Paul began his development career in 1980, founding a company that developed software for Apple computers. Since that time, Paul has written more than a dozen published applications and continues to play a key role in the development of SmartDraw's products. Paul has also written applications for Microsoft, Broderbund, Intuit and GraphPad Software. Paul has been a successful CEO for more than 20 years, founding several other startups. Paul is a pioneer and recognized authority in electronic software distribution and Internet marketing and speaks frequently on the subjects. He holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Oxford University, and earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from UCLA. He can be reached at paul@smartdraw.com.

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