Dave Olson, Community Marketing Director for HootSuite Media Inc.
Dave Olson is the Community Marketing Director for social media dashboard maker HootSuite. Working in the Internet space since 1996, Dave was a partner is two successful ISPs plus worked with start-ups including ecommerce software, open source web development, and a green business directory. He frequently presents at events including SXSW and Northern Voice, and appears in the media discussing technology, art, hockey and culture.
A graduate of Evergreen College in Inter-disciplinary Studies, Dave’s work is published in magazines and journals on topics ranging from Japanese agri-history to Telco de-regulation. A chronic documentarian from his earliest days, Dave creates visual art, writes essays and produces podcasts and led a ground-breaking project for social coverage of the Vancouver Olympics. After living and traveling worldwide, Dave now enjoys exploring his local North Vancouver mountains and forests.