Corey Timpson (He/Him) is a recognized expert in multi-sensory experience design (UxD), inclusive design, and digital media within the museum and cultural industries.
As Vice President, Exhibition, Research, and Design, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) Corey was responsible for the direction and oversight of all exhibition programs, research and curation, design and production across all media, digital platforms, and all collections-based initiatives. As the project director for the design-build of the CMHR, Corey’s focus was on interpreting difficult knowledge and presenting it through a multi-sensory, mixed, and transmedia storytelling approach. Corey also championed the creation of the museum’s internationally recognized inclusive design and accessibility practices and led the creation of the world’s most inclusively designed cultural institution.
Emphasizing museological due diligence, Corey’s design leadership has accounted for over 30 international awards in the fields of environmental, exhibition, and graphic design, digital and interactive media, digital systems design, film and linear media, and universal design. Among his board and volunteer positions, Corey presently serves as the Chair of the American Alliance of Museum’s (AAM) Media & Technology Professional Network and is an Advisory Board member of Europe’s Best in Heritage (BiH).