Paul Schreiber has fifteen years of computer industry experience, having spent time at startups (including two he cofounded) and large corporations. He has worked on projects in many fields, including nonprofit, media, education, manufacturing, music, auctions, operating systems and Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.
Paul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and French from the University of Waterloo (2001), and is an alumnus of Shad Valley Calgary (1996) and Nelson High School (1996).
Paul has been involved in various aspects of music for ten years. He has attended hundreds of shows, written for Imprint, sold merchandise and taken thousands of photographs. The cofounder and former architect for Community Musician, Paul now runs a successful house concert series.
Paul Schreiber was the founding Chief Technology Officer for Democracy Works, a nonprofit that makes voting by mail as easy as Netflix. In 2011, he was an assistant campaign manager in the Canadian federal election and a Special Assistant to the Provincial Campaign Manager in the Ontario election. Previously, Schreiber spent a decade as a software engineer, including eight years on Apple’s Mac OS X team. In 2008, he volunteered for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. In addition to knocking on doors and making phone calls, Schreiber co-developed Vote For Change, registering over 500,000 voters and helping a million people find their polling place.
He served as NLC’s Director of Infrastructure, advised CoFed on technology issues and assisted the Green Party of Ontario with communications and training. Schreiber’s interests are many and varied: he can often be found at your local hockey rink, on his bicycle or behind the lens of his Nikon D600. He cofounded a nonprofit student news organization, a music classifieds web site and a health care video storytelling project (Stories of Health).