Steven GuitonVice-President Technology and Chief Regulatory Officer
Steven Guiton, Vice-President Technology and Chief Regulatory Officer, was appointed to CBC/Radio-Canada’s Senior Executive Team in June 2009.
Mr. Guiton is responsible for CBC/Radio-Canada’s technology direction and for ensuring that technology decisions and activities support the company’s overall strategic and operating objectives.
Mr. Guiton is also responsible for developing and implementing the Corporation’s regulatory strategies for its television and radio services pursuant to the Corporation’s regulated status under the Broadcasting Act, and to its regulatory oversight by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). In addition, Mr. Guiton is responsible for Research and Analysis, which produces measures of the Corporation’s performance in respect of its mandate and its regulatory requirements, and creates analytical tools in respect of media industry trends.
Before becoming Vice-President Technology and Chief Regulatory Officer, Mr. Guiton was Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Officer, Media Technology Services, responsible for moving content across the Corporation’s national, regional, and local networks. Prior to that, Mr. Guiton was CBC/Radio-Canada’s Executive Director, Strategy and Government Relations. In his other previous positions, he had been Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs, at the Canadian Cable Television Association, and Regulatory Vice-President at Unitel Communications Inc. (formerly AT&T Canada and now Allstream).
Mr. Guiton holds an M.A. in Economics from Simon Fraser University and a B.A. in Economics and Commerce from the University of Toronto; he also attended the University of British Columbia for doctoral studies in Economics.