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David Vogt (The University of British Columbia)

David Vogt
Director, Digital Learning Projects

Vancouver, British Columbia

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David Vogt is a technology innovator and leader with strong corporate and academic experience. One of his early careers was as Director of Observatories at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. He then became Director of Science at Science World, a public science museum. In 1996 he founded and became CEO of Brainium Technologies Inc., a pioneer of Internet-based learning products for K-12 education. More recently, David was Chief Research Officer at the New Media Innovation Centre (NewMIC) in Vancouver. Dr. Vogt is currently Director of Digital Learning Projects at UBC, leading a number of multisector R&D initiatives related to learning . One current project is Mobile MUSE, which convenes corporate, government and academic stakeholders in a testbed for mobile, context-aware media applications. David is also an active contributor to a number of public and private boards.