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Director of Technology & Innovation

York House School | Canada | 2016 - present
Ownership of all risk management activities across the organization
Cross-functional team leadership, senior leadership team member
Oversight of all technology infrastructure, operations, service delivery
Strategic planning, complex project and program management
Educational technology and learning development implementation

Advisory Board Member

Blackbaud | USA | 2017 - 2020

Product development, training, and management consulting to a leading

education focused ERP (MIS/SIS/LMS) systems provider

Director of Technology
GEMS American Academy | United Arab Emirates | 2014 - 2016

BRIAN Senior leadership team member

Extensive external accreditation planning and management

FARRELL Wide array of technology infrastructure and policy development

Thorough planning and implementation of BYOD program, organization-
EDUCATION LEADER wide performance feedback tool, and extensive student data analysis

Head Librarian & Online Learning Coordinator

Branksome Hall Asia | Korea | 2012 - 2014
Internationally experienced technology, Head of Library & Information Services
learning development, project Yokohama International School | Japan | 2008 - 2012
management, and operations leader with
a demonstrated history of growing Teacher and Department Leader
learning with technology, building and Bradford District High School | Canada | 2004 - 2008
leading diverse teams, modernizing and
streamlining information systems,
Training Officer (Captain)
developing and implementing complex Canadian Armed Forces | Canada | 1998 - 2006
policies, and driving organizational change.
Keynote and featured speaker at global
education and technology conferences..
Master of Business Administration
Imperial College London | 2020
Master of Educational Technology
Leadership & Team Development University of British Columbia | 2011
Educational Technology
Program / Project Management Bachelor of Education
Risk Management University of Toronto | 2004
Digital Transformation
Honours Bachelor of Arts
Wilfrid Laurier University | 2002

United Kingdom, 2 Years United Arab Emirates, 2 Years
Twitter: @brianfarrell
Skype: bfarrell27
Japan, 4 Years
Canada, 11 Years

USA, 3 Years
Korea, 2 Years

Globally (online), 9 Years


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