Dale has worked for OCLC since 2005, with most of that time spent working on WebJunction, developing and managing online learning services and the technical platforms that support them. His work has encompassed most aspects of product and project management and instructional design. Before coming to OCLC, Dale spent 6 years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the US Library Program as a traveling trainer, technical support specialist, and web site content manager. In earlier life, Dale has had a wide variety of work experiences, including teaching high school. He has a BFA in Painting and Drawing and a M. Ed. in secondary education.