Colin MansellManaging PartnerColin started his career as a sound engineer before graduating from Leeds University Business School with an MA in Advertising and Marketing. He then spent ten years in London working as a digital strategy consultant for start-ups and media clients including the BBC, EMI and Warner Music.
In 2010 he moved to Vancouver, first spending four months sailing to Alaska in an inappropriately small sailing boat. He then worked at various Vancouver agencies and launched a start-up, before launching Drive Digital in 2012.
Chris BreikssCo-FounderAs President and Co-Founder of 6S Marketing, a leading Canadian digital marketing agency, Chris heads up the sales and marketing team. Since starting the agency in 2000, he’s also led many development projects, overseeing testing and implementation of new digital marketing products.
An avid public speaker, Chris travels regularly for speaking engagements. He also instructs mobile marketing at the University of British Columbia. Chris volunteers as a board member for the Yaletown BIA and actively participates in many community events and charities.
John BlownCo-FounderOver the past 14 years, John has been a leading part of Vancouver’s digital and entrepreneurial community. He is also a co-founder and Manager Director at 6S Marketing, one of Canada’s largest digital marketing agencies.
In his spare time John saves lives, having participated in hundreds of rescues over the last 10 years in his role on the North Shore Rescue team. For his community service he has received a Commendation from the RCMP, as well as the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal from the Prime Minister of Canada. He also likes to kiteboard.
Steven HsiehCreative DirectorSteve grew up in Australia, coming to Vancouver in search of the mountains. Wherever he’s located, he maintains a love of beautiful, functional web design.
Steve’s worked with a variety of digital agencies in the past, enjoying finding solutions for all creative challenges.
As an avid photographer, snowboarder and global foodie, he’s constantly seeking adventures through travelling.
Matija BobanLead DeveloperBorn in Zagreb, Croatia, Matt started his academic career in Food Technology and Biotechnology. He’s spent 10 years as a freelance designer and developer, working on international brands such as Titanics Docks, Irish Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), Arri Taylor, MasterCraft, NO LABEL Watches and Nike.
Matt loves solving problems, mountain biking and, since moving to Vancouver in 2012, snowboarding.
Rebecca ChenProject ManagerRebecca was born on the little island of Taiwan. She possesses a Bachelor of Flying Alligators (just kidding, a Bachelor of Fine Arts). Other than her passion for web design, Rebecca enjoys yoga, eating vegetables and biking.
She watches a lot of Sci-Fi, reads chick lit frequently and loves Daft Punk. She has a fear of heights, horses and terrible horror movies.
Nathan de WaardLead DeveloperNathan’s originally from Niagara on the Lake, and moved to Vancouver a few years ago. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Software Engineering. Nathan is all about building websites: he’s always researching and testing out new web technology.
Outside of work, he loves reading, exercise and nutrition.