Paul Hunkin is originally from Tauranga, New Zealand and currently based in Nairobi, Kenya working as the technical cofounder of SafariDesk.
He has built software that’s running at Google, NASA, and at various universities and other businesses worldwide. He has developed everything from operating systems to web programming languages to 3D rendering engines.
From 2008 to 2012, he was a PhD researcher at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, as part of the WAND Network Research group. He worked primarily in embedded and distributed systems, though also worked on a number of more user-visible side projects.