Work History

Senior Data Scientist @ Shopify

Jul 2019 to present, Ottawa Canada

Developer & CEO @ Memair

Nov 2018 to Jul 2019, Ottawa Canada

  • Empowering humans by using business analytics & data science techniques on their own data
  • Learning how to business
  • Working with Rails, Python, GraphQL, React, Flutter, & Javascript on Google Cloud, Heroku, & physical servers

Sailing Sabbatical

Sep 2017 to Sep 2018, Canada, USA, & The Bahamas

  • Sailing SV Catsaway from Kingston, Ontario to the Bahamas and back
  • Producing a YouTube series documenting our adventure
  • Hacking on a few (mostly boat related) projects

Data Engineer @ Shopify

Sep 2013 to Sep 2017, Ottawa Canada

Acroyoga Instructor @ Upward Dog Yoga Centre

Jul 2014 to present, Ottawa Canada

Data Specialist @ Amnesty International

Mar 2012 to Sep 2013, Sydney Australia & Ottawa Canada

  • Project management for supporter database
  • Mainly working with Rails & SQL

Communications Specialist @ Australian Army

Jul 2004 to Nov 2012, Australia

  • Peace making tour in Afghanistan
  • Peace keeping tour in Solomon Islands


Bachelor’s degree @ Murdoch University

Feb 2008 to Mar 2011, by correspondence

  • Terrorism, counter-terrorism, and security

Security Clearance

Government of Canada Security Clearance
Level: Enhanced Reliability
File Number: 96200871-0002397761
Expiry Date: April 4, 2029