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John Gray
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Attended Simon Fraser University
Lives in Vancouver, BC
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There's more the making a City happy than deploying technology to make it smarter!
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BitLit's turning the hardcover into pixels
Vancouver’s BitLit allows readers to get an eBook of a print book they already own. As long as they own the book, readers can use BitLit to download the eBook f
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It's more than car sharing, it's part of as a transportation platform
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A BC technology moonshot. Also helping foster the next generation of scientists and engineers by supporting Science World.
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Thoughts on designing great hardware and wearable devices - Part I
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A look at the Quantified Employee. The boss looking at too much?
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With the right people in place, the right infrastructure, and right mandate Surrey stands to build a dynamic healthcare innovation and tech cluster.
It's been barely a year since it’s launch and Ryan D’Arcy said “it’s been moving like a bullet train: a lot has happened, and there’s a lot of progress.
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Great conversation and world view shared about the City with Charles Montgomery 
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Startup need options to get shit done fast and well!
At Impact2014, IBM’s introduction of the Platform as a Service offering BlueMix caught my attention. Hearing enterprise talk like a startup was deliciously i
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Wearables for the people. A conversation - Part II
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Stoked about my first contribution to Motherboard. Interesting up close look at some biohacking
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Genome BC's Dr. Alan Winter is a major influence in Canada's tech history and future.
The career of Dr. Alan Winter has influenced the key communications systems we rely on today. Now he’s overseeing technology that stands to make our lives b
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Education
  • Simon Fraser University
    English, 1991 - 1993
  • Simon Fraser University
    Communications, 1980 - 1985
  • Shawnigan Lake
    High School, 1976 - 1980
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Always curious.
Introduction

Co-founder Omniscient Technologies bringing you Mentionmapp.com (acquired Oct 2011) Re-acquired October 2014.

West Coast Editor and freelance writer for BetaKit


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Every scar is a story of getting better.
Work
Occupation
Co-founder. West Coast Editor & Freelance Writer.
Skills
Always curious
Employment
  • BetaKit
    West Coast Editor, 2015 - present
  • Omniscient Technologies
    Co-founder, 2011 - present
    Helped lead the Mentionmapp.com team to an acquisition in 2011. Excited about re-acquiring our asset, and the "re-booting" journey now beginning.
  • Launch Academy
    Program Facilitator, 2014 - 2015
    Led and instructing the Lean Entrepreneur Program
  • Stories Matter
    Writer, 2012 - 2014
    Freelance writer. Humanist first, technologist second. Humanity has to be at the heart of technology.
  • Mentionmapp
    Co-founder, 2011 - 2011
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Currently
Vancouver, BC
Previously
Shawnigan Lake, BC - New Westminster, BC - Penticton, BC
A shout out to the great team at Institute B. Everyday you're putting meaning into words like, audacious, authentic, empathy, humility and generosity. Language can more than inspire, we need language to mobilize people into taking action for the good of all.
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