Ken Schafer

Country: Canada


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Ken Schafer is Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Tucows Inc.[1][2] He is also the Founder of and a Contributing Editor at One Degree, a leading website for Internet marketing professionals.[3]

Career History

  • Executive Vice President of Products and Marketing at Tucows Inc., April 2006 – Present
  • Founder & Contributing Editor at One Degree, April 2005 – Present
  • President of Schafer Group Inc., March 1998 – March 2006
  • Co-Founder & President at AIMS (Association of Internet Marketing And Sales), January 1997 – December 2003
  • Director of Consumer Technology at Sony Music, June 1994 – January 1998
  • Retail Manager at HMV, 1990-1994[4]


Schafer received a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1985.[5]

Other Work

Ken has developed a curriculum for a 14-week CMA's Certificate in E-marketing program. He has been recognized for his volunteer work, and in 2002 was recognized by the Canadian New Media Awards, where he was a finalist for "Volunteer of the Year." In 1997, Schafer co-authored the online portion of the Canadian Marketing Association's Code of Ethics.[6]