About

Garth von Buchholz, BA, CUA, is a Canadian author, educator, journalist, blogger and social strategist. He has worked across the private sector in small business and industry as well as in all levels of the public service in Canada.

Garth is a certified usability analyst, certified Internet business strategist and certified social media marketer. He has authored non-fiction books such as Setting Up a New Media Business in Canada (2009), many books of short fiction, poetry and drama, as well as hundreds of articles and reviews in newspapers and magazines. In 2010, he was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Content Strategists (#16) at the San Diego LavaCon.

Garth has facilitated communications and digital media courses in advanced education programs at universities in Manitoba and British Columbia. He currently teaches social media strategy at Royal Roads University. In 2019, Garth was listed by eLearning Industry as one of the Top 10 Thought Leaders and an “established influencer on educational content.”

Garth has travelled in Canada, the U.S., China and South America, and now lives in Victoria, B.C., on beautiful Vancouver Island.