Board of Governors - Dr. Claude Galipeau


Dr. Claude Galipeau

Vice Chair, OCAD University Board of Governors
Chief Revenue Officer at Torstar Corporation and Founder and Principal, at the GalipeauGroup

Claude is Chief Revenue Officer at Torstar Corporation and Founder and Principal, at the GalipeauGroup.

Claude is the former Country Manager of Yahoo Canada. Previously Claude was Chief Operating Officer, at Syncapse; Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, at Rogers Media Inc.; Vice President, Interactive Media, Astral Media Inc.; Senior Vice President, Digital Media, Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.; and Executive Director, Digital Programming and Business Development, at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Vice-President, Broadcasting, Alliance Atlantis; and Vice President, at Salter Street Films.

Claude also worked as a senior adviser to the Government of Ontario’s Cabinet Office, Premier’s Office and Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs; a senior advisor and lobbyist at the World Association of Newspapers based in Paris; and, from 1990-1991, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Administration at the University of Ottawa.

Claude’s current Board work includes the Banff Television Festival Foundation, which hosts the Banff World Television Festival every June in Alberta, Canada.

Claude is bilingual (French/English) and has a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, a M.A. from Queen’s University and a B.A. Honours from Bishop’s University. He is the author of Isaiah Berlin’s Liberalism (Oxford, 1994), as well as numerous articles on political theory and Canadian politics and public policy.