David Crow's contributions to the digital world are varied and far-reaching. His passion is to help startups with product and marketing strategy. As such, he was the co-founder and community animator of StartupNorth, where he blogs about Canadian startups. He has also served as host for DemoCamp, an event that showcases product demos for entrepreneurs, developers, and marketers. Crow has also enabled connections within Founders & Funders, a dinner meeting that brings together the people who start high potential companies with the people who fund them; he was named Toronto's Best Web and Tech Evangelist for his efforts.
David is the bridge between the startup community and Microsoft. Working with emerging technologists and upcoming companies, David is an honest voice and outspoken critic of the marketing ecosystem, as well as a friendly face to a giant corporation."
- Saul Colt
- Head of Non-traditional Marketing, Zoocasa
His work doesn't stop there, though. He recently co-founded Influitive, a platform for automating referral marketing processes. Prior to founding Influitive, Crow was a platform strategy advisor at Microsoft Canada, Inc. He was responsible for helping Canadian startups gain access to software, support, and visibility through programs like BizSpark.
Crow received a Master's in human-computer interaction from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo.
Check out Crow's work at his website. You can also follow him on Twitter at @davidcrow.
The editorial team at iMedia Connection is proud to present the iMedia25 Class of 2010, compiled with the help of our 2009 honorees and our community of digital industry professionals. This list recognizes the accomplishments of key influencers in interactive marketing, who not only excel in their own business roles but are also able to execute on innovative ideas, share them with peers and consumers, and push this vital field to new levels of success and significance.