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  • VentureBeat
    Head of product, 2013 - present
  • VentureBeat
    Journalist, 2012 - present
  • Sparkplug9
    Consult, write, speak on web, social, mobile, 2008 - present
  • SwitchCube
    Cofounder, 2012 - 2014
    Cofounded 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
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Tech journalist for VentureBeat
I'm a tech journalist for VentureBeat. 

I also consult and contract on the side for cool web/social/mobile projects, but very rarely.

I'm also a cofounder of a coworking space in BC's Fraser Valley, am completing an iPad app with a small team of colleagues, and am putting the finishing touches on my first novel.
  • Simon Fraser University
    Bachelor of English, 1990 - 1994
  • University of British Columbia
    Master of Educational Technology, 2004 - 2010
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