Corey Timpson, Director

Corey Timpson is an active collaborator and thought leader in inclusive and multimodal experience design within the cultural and themed entertainment 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 (library, archives, museum collections, and art commissioning).

As the project director for the design-build of the CMHR, his focus was on interpreting difficult knowledge and presenting it through a multi-sensory, transmedia storytelling approach. Corey also championed the creation of, and directed the museum’s internationally recognized inclusive design and accessibility practices.

Prior to his role at the Human Rights Museum, Corey led the design and architecture teams, as well as the Virtual Museum Labs Program, at the Canadian Heritage Information Network, working on projects of digital innovation with a large number of cultural institutions nationally and internationally.

As one of the two principals of Prime Access Consulting, Inc. Corey's primary focus is to facilitate inclusively interactive and dialogic experiences between and among audiences (on-site and online) through multimodal interaction design, digital technology, and immersive environmental design.

Whether working for museums and culture, sports and entertainment, healthcare, or commercial clients, Corey places a strict attention on rich and inclusive experience design, built upon sustainable interaction and data models. His design leadership has accounted for over 30 international awards in the fields of environmental, exhibition, and graphic design, digital and interactive media, digital systems, film and linear media, and universal design. Corey is an active lecturer and presenter, contributing to several publications, university programs, and events every year. Among his board and volunteer positions, Corey is the Chair of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Media & Technology Professional Network and serves as an Advisory Council Member for The Best in Heritage (BiH)