FIMS Profile

Michael Friesen

I am a teacher/practitioner in technology, communications, information systems, music, and education. My professional roles have included technology management, project management, teaching from kindergarten through to uni levels. I have worked in the Canadian north as well as Saipan, Vietnam, London (the other one), Cairo, Singapore, and Bangalore. Research interests include information visualization, social media, and relationships between IT workers and instructors. Present projects include a family-oriented communications aid, a career management software application, and an innovative music synthesizer.