Raja Khanna

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Raja Khanna

Former CEO, Television and Digital, Blue Ant Media

Raja is the Former CEO, Television & Digital, for Blue Ant Media Inc. where he oversaw the company's 9 television networks, international distribution group, production division and YouTube MCN along with various internet properties. In this role Raja led the development of the company's content, television and digital strategies and played a key part in Blue Ant's M & A activities.

Formerly Raja was CEO of GlassBOX Television where he oversaw growth from one to three specialty channels, managed and financed the acquisition of Travel & Escape from CTV, and helped orchestrate the merger of GlassBOX and Blue Ant. Raja is the Co-Founder of QuickPlay Media Inc., a global leader in mobile content delivery platforms where he played a key role in introducing the first mobile video services to the North American market. QuickPlay was sold to Madison Dearborn Partners in 2012. Previously, Raja founded and was CEO of Snap Media Corp., a leading interactive digital media producer and global award-winning developer of early social networking technologies, community web platforms and interactive content, sold in 2003.

Raja serves on the Board of Directors of Sears Canada Inc. where he is Lead Director, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Raja is also a member of the Board of Directors of Blue Ant and sits on the Boards of the National Screen Institute, IIC Canada, and on the Program Advisory Committee for Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media.

Raja holds his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and his B.Sc. (Honours) Genetics and Philosophy from University of Toronto. He lives in Toronto with his partner, their two daughters and Lovely Louis, his favourite guitar.