Reviewer Bios

First Impressions are everything.

We put the new Note 3 and Galaxy Gear into the hands and onto the wrists of some of Canada’s most noteworthy digital personalities.
Learn more about them below and take note of their initial reactions.

Meet Our Reviewers

Tom Emirch
Tom Emrich

Tom Emrich

Tom leads a double life as a consultant and writer in the mobile, tablet and emerging technology space. In addition to working with exciting startups and big brands to shape their digital strategies, Tom’s written about disruptive technology for popular sites like BetaKit, Techvibes, blogTO and TheGridTO.

www.futuretechreport.com
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Dan Levy
Dan Levy

Dan Levy

Dan is the kind of guy who loves meeting and getting to know people both online and offline. He’s a mobile and tech aficionado, social media addict, golfer, blogger, bachata dancer, traveller, event organizer, a and proud uncle.

LevyNewsNetwork.wordpress.com
Somerlea Contreras

Somerlea Contreras

Somerlea finds herself in constant pursuit of knowledge, artistic expression, good food, great laughs and moments of stillness. Working in the digital and social sphere, she looks forward to waking up each morning and embracing the creative collaborations and connections she experiences on a daily basis.

www.somerleacontreras.com
John Biehler
John Biehler

John Biehler

John is a Vancouver-based blogger, photographer, gadget geek and mobile phone nerd. He’s passionate about the tech world, and in his spare time builds 3D printers – an emerging technology that John is currently writing a book about.

www.johnbiehler.com
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Tim Wong
Tim Wong

Tim Wong

Tim is currently a legislative assistant with the BC Government Caucus and a community manager at Social Nerdia Consulting. He describes himself as an adventurous creative on the lookout for the next big thing.

www.teemo-w.com
Joallore Alon
Joallore Alon

Joallore Alon

Joallore is a social instigator who specializes in spurring conversation at any given moment. He’s fascinated by technology and social media, and also enjoys travelling the world and learning about new places.

www.clickflick.ca
Lewis Hilsenteger

Lewis Hilsenteger

Lewis Hilsenteger is the founder and director of successful online media projects including Unbox Therapy and The Beast Feed. A YouTube junkie, technology enthusiast and self-proclaimed merchant of cool, Lewis currently hosts and manages a network of video content and social media assets that reach millions of users each month.

www.unboxtherapy.com
Damien Guinet

Damien Guinet

A prolific entrepreneur and self-labeled geek, Damien founded the micro-blogging platform Blog-It Express in 2004 as well as Boarding, a geo-social network for travelers, in 2008. He’s been heading up the Montreal office of agency Heaven since 2010, is very active on Twitter, and has been blogging for almost 10 years.

www.damdamsworld.com
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Laurent Lasalle

Laurent Lasalle

Editor-in-chief of Branchez-vous, Laurent is a tech journalist who first wrote for Triplex before joining the team at M. Net on MusiquePlus. He was also a researcher for the show Cliquez on TV5, and in his spare time he co-hosts Le Jeu C'est Sérieux on YouTube, where he shares his most absurd and nostalgic retro video game discoveries.

www.branchez-vous.com