- VentureBeatHead of product, 2013 - present
- VentureBeatJournalist, 2012 - present
- Sparkplug9Consult, write, speak on web, social, mobile, 2008 - present
- SwitchCubeCofounder, 2012 - 2014Cofounded a coworking space in BC's Fraser Valley.
- Canpages (search, social, apps)Senior Manager - Online Media, 2010 - 2012
- EasyBits Canada & EdSys (software)COO, 2008 - 2010
- Franklin-Covey (productivity)Director of Product Development, 2006 - 2008
- Premier School Agendas (education)Technology Solutions Manager, 1994 - 2006
- Simon Fraser UniversityBachelor of English, 1990 - 1994
- University of British ColumbiaMaster of Educational Technology, 2004 - 2010
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