His love of telecommunications drew him to technology projects at Bell-Northern Research and Mitel, including work on the Telidon videotex system. In mid 1980's he started working with Interactive Voice Response systems, holding senior positions at several companies and publishing a newsletter on the industry.
As the web first started to gain popularity, he served as a General Manager for the interactive unit of Grey Canada, where he contributed to a variety of projects and used early forms of Web 2.0 technology to build more interactive user experiences.
Alan is fascinated with how communications technologies continuously shape society, business, politics, and the economy. He is an advocate for open source software and passionate about small business and the entrepreneurial process.
If you wish to donate to One Degree, please use the button below to send your donation via PayPal:
We are looking to grow and enhance the site ...
OneDegree has been serving Canadian online marketers since 2003. There are over 2500 archived posts and over 3500 comments by some of the top thought leaders in Canada.