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Gavin has worked in information technology, marketing, and digital communications for over fourteen years. Formerly the Director of Information Technology and Web Services at Duke University Alumni Affairs, he’s currently the Global Marketing Manager at Lulu.com, an online publisher in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he helps authors sell and promote their books electronically and in print format with distribution to the iBookstore, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Gavin began his career in NYC at an electronic marketing firm, managing campaigns for Condé Nast Publication and Ziff Davis Media. Gavin holds a B.A from the University of Toronto and Master's degrees from Duke University and Sheridan College. Personal:
Just finished writing a book on technology and information overload called "The Age of Annoyance: Managing our Frustrations with Information Overload." >>http://www.annoyance.us Lived and worked in Japan, Canada, Germany and the United States. Originally from Toronto, but now call North Carolina home. New Dad.
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