Web Developer and Public Speaker in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I am a lifelong entrepreneur who at age 18 received a $100,000 job offer while I was just beginning university.
I got online in 1985 right after I got my first Macintosh computer. In 1989, I ran a large computer store in Toronto, I did this until 1994 when I started my own Internet Service provider.
After that I was hooked on the Internet. I registered my first domain name in 1996 and I am one of a small group of individuals to sell a domain name for seven figures.
In 2003, I purchased DNForum.com, now the most popular domain name forum on the Internet, and welcomes both beginners and domain industry experts alike.
DNForum.com currently boasts over 359,000 members with more than 2,000,000 posts. Perhaps one of the big reasons the forum is so successful is that the moderators and myself take an active part in the discussions.
DNForum was also awarded the 2006,2007,2008,2009.2010 Name Intelligence Award as the best online community to buy, sell discuss domain names.
Dnforum was named best online forum by Domain Name Wire 4 out of the last 5 years.
In 2011, I created DNF College as a place for those new to the industry to have a place to learn in a very focused and deliberate way. No longer did they have to search threads and posts for information that was spread out all over the Internet. DNF College is akin to getting a degree in domain investing.
In 2009, I started DCG.com an award-winning agency specializing in Internet Marketing and Web Development. We bring a wealth of experience in web development and marketing strategy to every client, whether a large corporate website project or a small business. From concept to completion, our marketing, development, usability, and creative teams have the knowledge and experience to handle the critical creative needs of your company. NicheWebsites.com is a spin off of DCG focusing on websites designed for specific categories that can be developed quickly.
In 2007, I joined Go Daddy as VP of their Domain Aftermarket and was there for 4 years.