David Dean

  • David graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Experience

David worked in corporate IT for 15 years in a variety of support and managerial roles in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, before switching careers to become a travel and technology writer and small business owner. Traveling full-time for 5+ years, he's now visited several dozen countries with a strong preference for places with great beaches and delicious street food. He started writing for Lifewire in 2014.

Education

David graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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