Valerie Creighton is a cultural industry leader with more than 30 years’ experience directing some of the country’s most important organizations in the sector. Valerie is expert in organizational change, and has been recognized as a visionary in promoting Canada’s cultural wealth. She currently serves as President and CEO of the Canada Media Fund, which she guided through its transformation towards an advocate of successful, innovative Canadian content and software applications for current and emerging digital platforms. Valerie has taken part in foreign trade missions, and been recognized with numerous awards nationally and from her home province of Saskatchewan, where she owns and operates the Red Horse Ranch.