Corporate Profile

Since 1993, Digital Learning Inc. (DLI) has been providing consulting, instruction, product development, project management and interactive development in both private and public sectors. We are a team of independent professionals who collaborate on projects, depending on the skill set required.

Approach

We treat our clients and partners the way that we want to be treated – with respect, courtesy and professionalism. We tend work with people who are passionate about their product, service or organization. Our engagement process, based on years of experience and professional development, isn’t for everyone. We are not the right fit for every client, nor is every client the right fit for our team. We are detailed-oriented whether that is the design of an icon, the user experience or creating a project plan that keeps us on schedule and on budget. We care about the use of words, fonts and images.

Team

Avi J. Cohen

Author

Avi Cohen is co-author of the best-selling Study Guide that accompanies Parkin/Bade’s Economics (eight edition). He is the winner of numerous university teaching awards, including Canada’s most prestigious national award for educational leadership, the 3M Teaching Fellowship.

He is Professor of Economics and former Dean’s Advisor on Technology Enhanced Learning at York University. He has a PhD from Stanford University; is a Life Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; and is past Co-Chair of the Canadian Economics Association Education Committee.

Professor Cohen is a past President of the History of Economics Society, and has research interests in the history of economics, economic history, and economic education. He has published in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Education, History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Journal of Economic History, and Explorations in Economic History, among other journals.

Coordinates:
E: acohen@digitallearning.ca
T: 647.376.7303
W: www.digitallearning.ca

Susan Cohen

Business | Technical  | Project Management

Susan’s experience spans verticals — education, entertainment, finance, retail, government — in well-established organizations and start-ups. She has built and led cross-functional teams bringing products and services to market. The range of applications includes the launch of Indigo.ca; an emergency virtual operations funded by Homeland Security; a research dashboard for financial analysts and launching 3D on the web at Siggraph. Her clients include Indigo, AT&T, Target, EDS, Deutsche Bank, Intel, Pearson Canada and Warner Music.

Prior to her work in the private sector, she held senior positions at York University as the Director of Academic Services for the Faculty of Science and Senior Policy Analyst for the Vice-President (Academic). She is a recipient of the prestigious York Class Builder’s Award.

Susan has completed professional development programs at the Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the New Media program at the Canadian Film Centre.

Coordinates:
E: scohen@digitallearning.ca
T: 647.833.0124
W: www.digitallearning.ca

Milena Vujanovic

Creative Design | Experience Architect

Milena’s background as an Experience Architecture has allowed her to redefine audience experiences for global giants MTV, Intel, The Vancouver Olympics, Corus Entertainment, Yahoo, SONY, Bruce Mau Design, top defense agency Zel Technologies and, most recently, Kid’s CBC.

Her background spans traditional architecture and design, digital media, software design, interactive (web+mobile), as well as cultural branding, visualization, communications and business strategy.

Her most recent success was designing the overarching experience flow for Babar and the Adventures of Badou with WMTV/Corus Entertainment, which won a Gemini for Best Kids Cross-Platform; a Gold Award in the Children’s website; and, a Silver Award Winner for Television website by W3.

As an educator, she teaches a MBA course on Creativity and Innovation at Schulich School of Business, York University.

Coordinates:
E: mv@emergingmethods.com
T:416.505.9295
W: www.emergingmethods.com

Vernon Lun

Technical Lead

Vernon’s interest lies in using Internet and wireless technologies and infra-structure to assist companies to define and execute their business vision.

Vernon is the founder and CEO of TheGoodBlogs, a community promoting, connecting and discovering bloggers. TheGoodBlogs have also assisted companies like B5Media and Wellocities and InTouchLink to build out their online solutions. He is the co-founder and CEO of Play Dynamics, a company focused on engaging user experiences through play.

Since arriving in Canada in 1994, Vernon has worked with: Semagix (Senior Vice President, Product Engineering); XDL Capital Group (Technology Partner); CompanyDNA (Chief Technology Officer); Servicesoft Technologies (Chief Technology Officer); Balisoft Technologies (Vice-President of Engineering); and BackWeb Technologies (Chief Architect). Vernon’s technical skill set is built on the foundation of degrees in B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), M.Sc. (Engineering) and Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Coordinates:
E: vlun@playdynamics.com
T: 416.505.9295
W: www.playdynamics.com