Edward W. BoydChief Executive Officer, Brandworks International Inc.
Edward W. Boyd was appointed to the Board of Directors of CBC/Radio-Canada on June 1, 2010, for a five-year term. He was reappointed for a second five-year term, effective June 1, 2015.
Mr. Boyd is Chief Executive Officer of Brandworks International Inc., a full service communications company providing marketing solutions to leading corporations. Prior to this Mr. Boyd was Chief Executive Officer of 58Ninety Inc., a digital marketing agency, where he created interactive marketing strategies and solutions for major corporate clients.
Previously, Mr. Boyd was President and CEO of Iceberg Media.com, a pioneering, publically traded Canadian Internet radio broadcaster, which was later acquired by Standard Radio. Before joining Iceberg, he held the position of President at e-commerce book retailing company, Indigo Online. Mr. Boyd has served as Senior Vice-President of New Media & New Business for Young and Rubicam Canada, as well.
Mr. Boyd holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from the University of Toronto (1986), and a Masters in Business Administration degree from The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto (1997). He also received an ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors (2011).
Mr. Boyd is the founding President of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada and chairs the Alliance for Audited Media's Canadian Digital Advisory Committee, in addition to serving on its North American Board. He has also sat on boards for organisations such as the National Advertising Benevolent Society and the Children’s Aid Foundation, in addition to having participated in multiple judging panels, including for the Media Innovation Awards and the Top 30 Marketers Under 30, among others.