— Administration —

tobias c. van Veen, Ph.D

Executive Director
Whistler, Canada | @fugitivephilo

tobias c. van Veen, Ph.D, is an award-winning media and global communications strategist with over twenty years experience in higher education, technology arts and the digital humanities. He has spearheaded initiatives in digital communications, including open access publishing and the mobile commons, and is known for developing creative partnerships between academic, cultural and industry sectors through innovative events, media platforms and publications. Tobias was previously founding director of global technology arts network UpgradeMTL at the Society for Art and Technology (SAT); director of the Sonic Scene Project at the Mobile Digital Commons Network, a multi-university and creative industry partnership sponsored by Canada Heritage; and has held various executive positions with CiTR 101.9FM, UBC’s campus and community radio. Tobias holds doctorates in Philosophy and Communication Studies from McGill University and is currently Research Fellow in Media and Cultural Studies at University of California, Riverside and Visiting Professor in Humanities at Quest University.