Craig Thompson is a freelance digital media producer specializing in the development of online support tools for the healthcare sector. He is also caregiver to a sibling diagnosed with lymphoma and support coordinator for a friend diagnosed with breast cancer. As part of his professional work, he is the executive producer of SharingStrength.ca, a Canadian online resource and support community for women and caregivers affected by breast cancer. He has 25 years’ experience in marketing, communications and information technology. As a professional engineer and certified mediator, he brings a unique perspective to the field of online support that uses technology as a virtual bridge to establish relationships and create experiences between people. He is Board Vice-chair at Progress Place Community Centre responsible for resource development and community outreach. Progress Place is a recovery centre and clubhouse in downtown Toronto for people with serious and persistent mental illness.