Our Contributors

Meet those who contribute to our blog.

Justin Hearn
President & CEO of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.

When Justin founded GeoMetrix in 1992, he brought with him several years of experience in software development/systems integration as well as management expertise acquired in Toronto’s film industry. His background also includes development of applications ranging from artificial intelligence and technical/statistical analysis to computer graphics and 3D simulation. Justin has drawn on his degree in Communications, Media and Film from Queen’s University to contribute to interface development and visual information management.

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Karla Willems
Senior Account Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.

Karla has Honours Bachelor of Arts in English from Queens University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Education from the University of Victoria. Karla has specialized knowledge of learning management in both government and corporate organizations. She is well-informed of trends in learning management, training, e-learning and performance management through research and attendance at dozens of industry conferences throughout the world. Prior to joining GeoMetrix, Karla worked in academia.

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Arden Rose
Senior Account Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.

Arden has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Victoria and a Masters of Business Administration from McMaster University. She has specialized knowledge of learning management in both government and corporate organizations and is well-informed of trends in learning management, training, e-learning and performance management. Arden has extensive experience working with vendors of complimentary products and services such as assessment tools, courseware, content, authoring tools and synchronous.

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Greg Gammie
Implementation Services Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems.

Greg oversees customer implementation and training services for all GeoMetrix products. He is skilled in enterprise system implementation and administration and has extensive experience in database design/management and report design. Greg has a Business Administration Diploma from Camosun College and certifications in a range of technologies including Crystal Reports and Great Plains Integration. Prior to coming to GeoMetrix, Greg worked for several government and private organizations implementing accounting software.

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Phil Cazella
Corporate LMS Program Manager

Phil has an MBA with a focus on leadership and extensive experience as a project manager specializing in team leadership, lean manufacturing and business processes. He is a skilled elearning instructional designer and software developer. His background includes implementation of learning management systems and elearning as well as technical writing. He has worked for organizations of all sizes from large IT multi-nationals to small businesses and is knowledgeable of both installed and hosted systems. 

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K.M. Lowe
Writer & Corporate Communicator

Kat has a degree in Communications and more than 20 years of experience working as a journalist and corporate communicator. She specializes in research-based writing for case histories, white papers, trade press articles, proposal narratives and long-form blog posts. Her background includes positions as a staff writer for a business publication, a contract writer for a tourist magazine, and a managing editor for a career publication. Kat has travelled extensively, and she has lived and worked in Canada and in West Africa.

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