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Dave Olson
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Attended Evergreen College; University of Utah; Utah Valley State College; University of Guam
Lives in North Vancouver, BC
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Fun writing game Kelsye. The host could've made an effort though ;). 
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I tried. Clearly, I need some practice. :)

I introduced the game in our local writing group after this, and we had fun with it. We definitely got better at it the more we did.
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Here's my slides from TEDX Capilano University: One the Road to Creativity!
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A few curiosities mostly showing how i use Delicious to gather and curate links for presentations. - move on. 
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Dave Olson talks about the sources of inspiration, the creative process and publishing your work in this lively mixed-media presentation. Watch this and you'll understand why Dave has been dubbed a "l...
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Me and the prettiest faces you've ever seen.
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so many friendly faces! :)
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Work
Occupation
Community Wrangler, Writer, Producer, etc.
Skills
Crafting schemes into realities
Employment
  • HootSuite
    VP (medical leave), 2011 - present
  • Giggling Piglet Projects
    Storymaker, present
  • HootSuite
    Marketing Director, 2009 - 2011
  • Movieset
    Director of Fan Communities, 2008 - 2009
  • Raincity Studios
    Community Marketing Evangelist, 2007 - 2009
  • Happyfrog.ca
    Strategic Advisor, 2007 - 2009
  • Elastic Path
    Marketing Coordinator, 2006 - 2007
  • Zhonka Broadband
    Marketing Director, 2002 - 2006
  • OlyWa.net
    Marketing Director, 1996 - 2001
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
North Vancouver, BC
Previously
Surrey, BC - Rhodt, Germany - Talafofo, Guam - Nagano, Japan - SLC, Utah; - Providence, RI - Peleliu, Palau - Tottori, Japan
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VP Community for HootSuite by day. Story maker of international renown by night. Hot spring, forests and hi-jinks all the time.
Introduction
Dave is VP of Community for HootSuite (currently on long term medical leave) and previously oversees all manner of activities, advocacy and initiatives. He also speaks at conferences like SXSW, TEDx, Northern Voice and so on. The folks seem to enjoy his stories and you might too.

A compulsive art and crafter from his earliest days, world-rambling Dave spends time writing (essays, freeverse poetry, epistletory literature), making static montage art and listening to old vinyl albums on the back porch whilst gazing at Vancouver's mountains. beaches and trees.

A podcasting pioneer, Dave creates multiple unique series about spoken word literature, Vancouver hockey, and counter-culture hi-jinks. In 1996, he wrote, produced and distributed a feature length travel documentary film using mixed media and early digital editing tools.
Bragging rights
25+ countries, read many classics, ambidextrous hitchhiker
Education
  • Evergreen College; University of Utah; Utah Valley State College; University of Guam
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Male
Birthday
August 16
Dave Olson's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Sons Of Vancouver Distillery and Tasting Room
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Bringing you Vodka, Chili Vodka, and Amaretto

Out Of My Comfort Zone
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A good friend, Dave Olson, inspired me to "make Facebook better". Or, in other words, make online sharing better. Stop sharing useless, unst

Where to drink craft beer without TV distraction in Vancouver
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A handful of newer, smaller drinking places in East Vancouver have switched off the box or dared to go screen-free.

You Have the Right to Stay Out of Jail
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Choogle On! with Uncle Weed - Renegade documentaries
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International Cannabis-inspired Podcast hi-jinks and Conversations

The Lab With Leo – Dave Olson | Fun With Technology
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Dave O (Uncle Weed) riffs with Leo Laporte about do-it-yourself art and self publishing for personal, creative expression on the Lab with Le

The Buzzer blog » I Love Transit Week essay: Dave Olson
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Dave Olson | The Vancouver Observer
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Poet, podcaster, public-policy pundit and chronic documentarian from his earliest days, world-rambling Dave Thorvald Olson spends his time w

HootSuite's Dave Olson draws a crowd of newspaper editors in New Orleans
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HootSuite's Dave Olson draws a crowd of newspaper editors in New Orleans | Straight.com

Letters from Russia
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Dave Olson talks about the sources of inspiration, the creative process and publishing your work in this lively mixed-media presentation. Wa

DaveO from HootSuite (@daveohoots) on Twitter
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Sign up for Twitter to follow DaveO from HootSuite (@daveohoots). Community Wrangler & Marketing Director for HootSuite social media das

Dave Thorvald Olson | Samantha's daily poem | bentlily | One poem a day
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Dave Thorvald Olson. Dave Thorvald Olson is VP of Community at HootSuite where he crafts programs and initiatives to spark the company's rap

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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep

How can I help you?
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Welcome, I'm Dave Delaney. I would love an opportunity to chat with you about your digital marketing needs, and how I can help you. My servi

YouTube - Dave Olson at SXSW
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Create AccountSign In. Home. BrowseMoviesUpload. Hey there, this is not a commercial interruption. You're using an outdated browser, whi

Dave Olson joins HootSuite as Community Director - Techvibes.com
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One week after announcing that they raised $1.9 Million from VCs and Angels, HootSuite is putting that money to work