I'm based in Vancouver with my family - a 7 year old daughter and a wee baby boy. We building a platform coop that will create a way to send urgent, hyper-local requests for help - whether you need someone to carry your groceries, have a conversation or give you CPR, we believe that the help you need is already here and that technology can help us make real-world connections.
I worked as a lawyer and entrepreneur until the end of 2015, primarily in financial services (mostly setting up offshore hedge funds and other structures).
The world is an abundant place: it's filled with people trying to do the right thing. Most of us have the best intentions - even those whose actions I can barely understand - and the more methods there are for us to demonstrate our underlying faith in humanity, the more likely I think we are to end up "okay" in the long run.
I'm a professional amateur - always trying to learn some new thing that strikes me as essential. I've managed to get basic competence at a bunch of things and there are so many that I still want to try: drums, flying, sky-diving, Mandarin, Arabic, coding, free-running...