Who is Brian Gilham?
A journalist in a past life, Brian Gilham is a developer, writer, and teacher based in Toronto. By day, he's an iOS developer at TWG, doing great work for clients like FreshBooks, Wealthsimple, Shopify, and the Globe and Mail.
Never one to sit around, Brian recently released Draftly, a Dribbble client for Apple TV. He has served as technical reviewer on a book about WatchKit development and helmed a popular weekly newsletter about Apple Watch design & development. Brian also created the first icon set for Apple Watch apps and spoke on a panel organized by TWG and NSNorth. He got really into the Apple Watch, for a time.
He's released apps for managing your HockeyApp account, seeing what Torontonians think, navigating Doors Open Toronto, checking wait times at the border, scheduling location-based reminders, and making your commute a tiny bit easier.
His work has been featured in the Guardian, Gigaom, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, CBC News, and more.
In the past, you may have encountered Brian working as a photographer, HTML-wrangler at a marketing agency, janitor, or projectionist. He was fired from Home Depot for building a fort once. It's a fun story.