Tony Bates is President and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd, a private company specializing in consultancy and training in the planning and management of e-learning and distance education. The company was started in 2003, and since then has served over 50 clients in 30 countries.
Recent contracts include work for the U.K. Open University, the Council of Ontario Universities, and for many Canadian colleges and universities, advising on their e-learning strategies. He has been a Research Associate with Contact North since 2007.
His latest book, Teaching in a Digital Age, is in production and available online as an open textbook.