About Sharon Hartung, Captain (Ret’d), PEng, MSc, BEng, PMP, CD, rmc

Sharon Hartung, Captain (Ret’d), PEng, MSc, BEng, PMP, CD, rmc is the Founder and Principal of Your Digital Undertaker. With over 30 years of experience in IT management, project management and consulting, she brings a multi-disciplinary approach to better understanding the role of managing digital assets in estate planning and estate administration. Sharon has built and maintained large enterprise systems for public sector and financial clients — starting as an aerospace engineering officer with the Canadian Forces before retiring as a Captain. Joining IBM Global Services, Sharon spent her career as an executive and consultant in Project Management. Sharon’s book, Your Digital Undertaker — Exploring Death in the Digital Age in Canada, has recently been published. Sharon holds an MSc in Management of Information Systems, as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and is a Professional Engineer. Sharon is a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) affiliate and committee member of the STEP Global Digital Assets Special Interest Group.


Digital Executor®
Unraveling the New Path for Estate Planning

Digital assets may simply be electronic records, but they are the digital gateway to our lives. They are our memories, our money, and our records, making technology the new player at the estate planning table. The Digital Executor®: Unraveling the New Path for Estate Planning arms estate advisors, business owners, service providers, and the broader estate and technology industries with heightened awareness of client expectations regarding their digital estates.

If today’s executor is a digital executor, and today’s fiduciary is a digital fiduciary, then today’s estate advisor must be a digital advisor. Technology is the new player at your estate planning table – Is your advisor ready?

Your Digital Undertaker
Exploring Death in the Digital Age in Canada

Available NOW: Your Digital Undertaker – the book that moves the needle on the number of Canadians with a will. The world has gone digital, and so have our estates. Everyone needs a will, and in the information age your estate now includes your entire digital life and footprint. This is the first book of its kind that draws the reader into the world of estate planning with a digital twist, bringing the two worlds together.

Digital Asset Entanglement: Unraveling the Intersection of Estate Laws & Technology

Specialists at the forefront of the digital asset estate planning conversation reveal their multi-disciplinary approach to raise awareness and assist advisors in better understanding the management of digital assets in estate and succession planning and administration.

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