Our Team

Socialbarrel.com employs a tight team of writers with various backgrounds and interests. If you have any comments or suggestions for a particular writer you can contact them simply by clicking on their name below.

Francis Rey - Went into freelance writing and SEO five years ago but eventually found a home in Social Barrel and became one of its pioneering writers. His favourite subjects include electronics, mobile technology, social media and the like. His education includes a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering.

David Walker - David John Walker is a freelance writer and teacher based in Thailand since July 2006.  Dave, who has a B.A. in Mathematics, loves writing and reading about the latest developments in technology and social media, and has been working as a freelance writer for over three years.  Dave’s long term writing assignment topics include technology news and social media developments, business and finance news with a focus on the Western world, Middle East travel and South Asia business news, and employee benefits in South East Asia.

Naveen Kar - An IT post-graduate, took writing by chance, and is enjoying reporting on topics as diverse as technology, health and politics. His special interest in technology and gadgets has made him an important member of our socialbarrel team.

Solon Dolor- An avid reader of anything newsworthy, social media and mobile news is close to Solon Harmony’s heart. This comes from a deep-rooted love for technology, current events and journalism. About to finish an English and Journalism degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman, he aims to report exciting social media and mobile news which are sure to be of interest to our readers.

Neal Lasta - A I’m a high school physics teacher from the Philippines and an online freelance writer for 3 years.


Aaron Elliott – Co founded Socialbarrel in early 2010 and is a technology junkie who specializes in social media, mobile and search.