Richard Kanee

Executive Director, Digital Strategy CBC English Services

Richard Kanee

Executive Director, Digital Strategy CBC English Services

Biography

Richard is Executive Director, Digital Strategy for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, consistently ranked the 9th largest digital audience in Canada and fastest growing in the top 10.

Since 1999, he has led digital strategy and business development for media brands including MuchMusic and CTV.  In that time, he pioneered many cross-platform successes that reached across  broadcast, interactive television, web, mobile and live events.

Prior to joining CBC, Richard founded Creative D Inc.  Over its three year life the company developed new content distribution experiences and worked with tier-one media companies including Warner Music, Comedy Central, Fox and Disney.  In 2012 Creative D was selected as a finalist at Midem Labs in Cannes
and a winner of the Disney Innovation Challenge.

Richard is a frequent speaker and instructor on the intersection of media and technology.