Maxim Jean-Louis

Maxim Jean-Louis

Session: Digital Divide and the Inclusive Ecosystem

Maxim Jean-Louis is President – Chief Executive Officer of Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network since 1996. Through 116 online learning centres across Ontario, Contact North I Contact Nord helps underserved Ontarians in 600 small rural, remote, Indigenous and Francophone communities access post-secondary education and training.

He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and of Renewed Computer Technology. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Sudbury Art Gallery.

He is the Chair of ONLINE LEARNING 2018 Global Learning & EdTech Expo Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age.

Maxim is a former Chair of the Board of Directors of ORION, member of the Board of Directors of Polar Knowledge Canada, of the International Council for Open and Distance Education and former Chair of the World University Service of Canada and the Optical Regional Advanced Network of Ontario (ORION). He is a past member of Ontario’s Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board and of the Advisory Committee on French Language Postsecondary Education in Central-Southwestern Ontario.