Paul Gil



Web Development

Digital Messaging

File Sharing & Management

Internet Communities


  • Certified computer instructor known for dynamic internet and database courses.
  • Has managed multiple web development projects.
  • More than two decades' experience with internet communities, messaging, torrents, file sharing, and file management.


Paul Gil is a former freelance contributor to Lifewire, where he covered torrents, file sharing, and file management for more than 12 years. 

Gil is a professional project manager and a certified computer instructor. Based in Canada, Gil travels around North America to give technical training to adult learners. He is renowned for his dynamic internet, project management, and database courses.

He is a longtime veteran of the internet, having been online since before the World Wide Web was launched in 1989. He has logged thousands of hours in many online communities, managed multiple web development projects, and launched numerous websites over the past two decades.


Gil has a formal teaching background with advanced studies in curriculum and instruction. He holds multiple technical certifications including:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Master Certified Internet Web Developer
  • Certified Web Professional in E-Commerce
  • Certified Internet Instructor
  • Crystal Reports Certified Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Project Management Professional

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

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