Marc Saltzman, Technology Specialist

Marc Saltzman has reported on the high-tech industry since 1996 as a freelance journalist, author, lecturer, consultant, and radio and TV personality.

His specialties lie in consumer electronics, computers, Internet trends, small-to-midsized business technology and interactive entertainment.

Marc writes and hosts “Gear Guide,” a technology-focused video that runs nationally across Canada at Cineplex Entertainment movie theaters, IMAX theatres and various sister chains; is a frequent guest on CTV’s Canada AM morning show, CHCH, Global TV, CityTV and CP24; along with his weekly syndicated columns with Gannett, Marc currently contributes to more than 40 prominent publications and has published 16 books and Marc also writes and hosts three radio shows, branded as “Tech Talk”.

Marc Saltzman

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Sidneyeve Matrix, Associate Professor and Queen’s National Scholar

Sidneyeve Matrix teaches mass communications and digital culture trends in the faculty of Arts and Science and for the Queen’s School of Business executive Education Program. Sidneyeve has several teaching awards and nominations, and is an Educator in Residence at the Centre for Teaching and Learning. An educational researcher, she has published in EDUCAUSE Review, eLearning Papers, Issues and Trends in Educational Technology, and The Journal of Pedagogic Development. Her educational technology initiatives and research have been featured in University Affairs Magazine, Macleans Magazine, Yahoo!, MSN.ca, Canada.com, The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail. This summer Sidneyeve is working with 700 awesome Queen’s Students in her online courses in digital media culture and commerce.

Sidneyeve Matrix