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Mark Allen

Instructor/Adjunct Professor


Mark is a thought leader on the future of media in Canada, its impact on consumers, business, public policy and media measurement. He has over 20 years experience in an advisory role for boards, has served on numerous industry committees and worked in both the private and public sectors.  Mark is a passionate public speaker with extensive experience communicating complex ideas in accessible ways.

High among his professional achievements are: co-authoring Harnessing Change: the Future of Programming Distribution in Canada to help modernize communications legislation, and founding the Media Technology Monitor (MTM) to better understand the adoption and use of media and communication technologies.   Mark is also proud of his contribution to the alpline skiing community, where he is a member of Camp Fortune Ski Club, a parent chair, videographer and raising three competitive alpine skiers.

Mark is a graduate of the Communications program at Carleton University (M.A. ’98) and has been teaching there part-time since 2001.