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David Spencer is a Canadian businessman and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of Shopify, an e-commerce platform for businesses of all sizes. Spencer was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on July 21, 1984. His parents are both entrepreneurs; his father is a successful real estate developer and his mother is a successful businesswoman. Spencer has two younger sisters. He was educated at the prestigious St.

George’s School in Vancouver, British Columbia. After graduation, he attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where he studied economics and computer science. It was during his time at Queen’s that Spencer first became interested in e-commerce and started developing his own e-commerce platform. After graduation, he worked for a number of startups in the e-commerce space before co-founding Shopify in 2006. Shopify is now one of the leading e-commerce platforms in the world, with over 1 million active businesses using the platform.

Spencer is also a successful angel investor, with investments in companies such as Slack, Tumblr, and Pinterest. He is married to Tobi Lutke, Shopify’s other co-founder, and they have three children together.

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ProfessionFilm producer, Screenwriter


MoviesBusiness with Friends

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Winners & Losers2015TV SeriesDr. Neville Amsted
Neighbours2011TV SeriesDominic Clare
MDA2005TV SeriesRhett Culpoon
Water Rats1997-1999TV SeriesDes Moylan / Jack Hampton
Murder Call1998TV SeriesSaul Porteus
A Family Thing1996The Nightclub Band
In the Shadow of Evil1995TV MovieDr. Larkin
Too Much1987Tom (as David N. Spencer)
The Slavers1984Steve
Punishment1981TV SeriesTim Jarrett (1981)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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