Norm Bolen is President and CEO of the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), based in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver. Prior to this, Bolen was Executive Vice President, Content, for Alliance Atlantis Communications. He spent 21 years at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) as a journalist and executive before he joined Alliance in 1997.
Bolen is a Board member and past chair of the Banff World Media Festival and the HotDocs International Documentary Festival. Additionally, he is a Director of the National Screen Institute (NSI), the ACTRA Fraternal Benefit Society and the Canadian Retransmission Collective.