About

Music has had its Napster, iTunes and Spotify. Movies their BitTorrent, Flixster and Netflix.

I firmly believe this coming year, Politics and Democracy are the next sectors to see their Digital Evolution.


This year

I am looking for opportunities to work in an exciting social / political / democratic venture. My background is technology planning and managing. I’m looking for a people oriented role.

Professionally, about me

  • Tech Director in a Bristol startup for 5+ years, sold it in 2013
  • Project manager with Agile & Scrum
  • Technology whiz’
  • Good with people
  • Studying my 2nd degree in PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics)

Contact

If you would like to get in touch, please contact me


Dan Course: Education

Open University Current
  • Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 2013 – present
  • Part time degree in PPE
Plymouth University BSc (Hons) 1st Class
  • Multimedia Computing and Technology, 2001 – 2005
Harlington Upper School
  • A levels, 2001
  • Computing, Theatre Studies, Music Technology, General Studies

Dan Course: Employment / Occupation

Digital Consultant – 2013 – Current

Digital project management, Digital Development, Mentoring, Apprentice trainer & National Curriculum Computing course writer for teachers

Technical Director @Thought Den – 2005 – 2013

Delivery, delivery, delivery. Improving quality, overseeing the technical aspects and working with people not processes.

  • Digital Strategy
  • Scrum
  • Project planning
  • Blogging

Major digital projects (just a few of them)…

Freelancer – 2005

Graduated with a 1st, worked very very hard on improving my development skills with Team Rubber, Subsub skills, Carlson Digital, Bray Leino, Fixel

 

 

Dan Course

Please do check out my blog, it’s full of Policy ideas, things to try in a democratic lab and the usual general musings, Dan Course – Blog

Democracy, Politics and Tech – Dan Course