Chief Executive Officer, TVO

Lisa de Wilde

Speaking Session:

TVO: Transforming Digital Learning

Wednesday, June 19 @ 11:40 AM – 12:15 PM Stage A

The media sector is undergoing unprecedented change. Internet sites and mobile apps are diverting eyes from traditional media outlets, while social media and web services are replacing newspapers and television as the primary source of news and current affairs. Is our education system keeping up with this change? Lisa de Wilde will discuss TVO’s innovation journey, and how this once ‘nice little TV station’ is transforming to become Ontario’s digital learning partner.

Lisa de Wilde is the Chief Executive Officer of TVO, a public-funded television and media company. Prior to leading TVO, Lisa was President and CEO of Astral Television, a partner in the law firm of Heenan Blaikie in Montreal and legal counsel for the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). 

She has served as a corporate director for several public companies, start-ups and not-for-profit organizations, including TELUS, Toronto Global and the Toronto International Film Festival. Lisa is a member of the Order of Canada, holds a Bachelor of Arts and of Laws degrees from McGill University, and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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