Paul Fremantle [WSO2]

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CTO, WSO2 and PhD researcher at University of Portsmouth


M2M, IoT, Cloud, SOA, Arduino, Irish Traditional Music, Snowboarding


Member for
2 years 4 months


As Co-founder and CTO of WSO2, Paul spearheads the company’s overall technical and product strategy. Paul is an experienced software and product development professional, having previously worked as the product lead and architect for the IBM Web Services Gateway. Paul also has significant experience in Open Source and Open Standards: he was previously VP of Apache Synapse and co-chair of the OASIS WS-RX Technical Committee. Paul provides strong technical vision at WSO2 but acknowledges with pride that he works closely with one of the best teams in the industry.

Paul has published many articles, both on the Web and in traditional forms, and has spoken at numerous industry conferences, including ApacheCon, Colorado Software Summit, XML Europe, Software Architecture, QCon and many others. He has published two books: Building Web Services in Java (2nd edition) and The XML Files.

Paul is studying part-time for a PhD at the University of Portsmouth and his research is around the security of IoT and M2M networks.

Paul plays the tin whistle and mandolin in the band Revel Weird and Wild.