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About

I’m passionate about software startups, social media and living my life as an entrepreneur. I’m currently the founder and CEO of  ThinkSM and SWIX, both are startups in the social media space.  I’m also a founder and former CEO of Shopify.com.

In my past lives, I’ve worked as a bike messenger, a university lecturer and a professional driver at NATO in Belgium. I’m also an exhibited artist, have  a PhD in Political Science and haven’t been arrested in over 4 years.

I live in Ottawa, Canada.

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