Christa Dickenson is Executive Director of Interactive Ontario. As a marketing executive, Ms. Dickenson brings to Interactive Ontario close to two decades of experience leveraging partnerships and optimizing sponsorship opportunities. Having had a successful career spanning broadcast television, technology & telecommunications, Ms. Dickenson worked at Rogers, CTV and CPAC prior to joining Interactive Ontario. Ms. Dickenson possesses an unparalleled talent for innovation coupled with a strong business acumen. With her brand advocacy expertise honed over many years, she is a highly effective policy advocate.
In addition to a professional background spanning both the creative and business sides of the broadcast, technology and telecommunications industries, Ms. Dickenson has volunteered extensively with a variety of local and international non-profit organizations.
Carly Beath comes to her role at IO from a background in marketing/communications and program management in the entertainment, politics and non-profit worlds.
Prior to joining Interactive Ontario, she worked with organizations and companies that include the National Campus and Community Radio Association, MapleMusic Recordings, and the LOFT Youth Centre for Social Enterprise and Innovation. She is well-versed in the cultural sector from both business and creative standpoints; she is a musician whose projects include live performance, independent releases, audio engineering, music supervision and more.
Interactive Ontario’s mandate is to: