About Tim Stringer
Tim Stringer is a veteran of the technology industry, a professionally-trained coach and a recognized productivity expert.
Learn OmniFocus Founder, Tim Stringer discovered David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology in 2008 while facing a Stage 4 cancer. The deep lessons from his healing journey combined with his new perspective on life and productivity have taken him down a very fulfilling and productive path.
Tim is a called-upon public speaker and was interviewed by David Allen as part of the David Allen Company’s “In Conversation” series on GTD Connect. He also had the honour of starring in the Omni Group’s first Customer Stories video and of giving a talk on his Holistic Productivity™ approach to productivity at the Omni Group’s OmniFocus Setup event in San Francisco.
Education and Corporate Life
Tim graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Computer Systems stream) and worked as a software engineer for six years before moving into management roles. While working in the corporate world, Tim managed teams of engineers, oversaw projects involving over 200 people and worked closely with members of quality assurance, sales and marketing teams. His corporate experience includes eight years working at Corel Corporation’s offices in Ottawa and Dublin.
Tim founded his consulting company, Technically Simple in 2003 and currently works with individuals and organizations to become more efficient and productive. This includes working with clients to develop organizational strategies and workflows, providing advise on productivity software and teaching people to use technology effectively.
Health and Balance
Tim believes that a healthy, balanced lifestyle is a key component to productivity. He has an in-depth knowledge of Eastern practices of health and wellness and has been enthusiastically teaching yoga and meditation since 1999.