Hugues Sweeney

President, Thinkwell Studio Montréal

As President of Thinkwell Studio Montréal, Hugues is responsible for the long-term growth of the company in Montréal and the development of cutting-edge creative technologies for Thinkwell’s brands and businesses around the world.

Hugues Sweeney is an award-winning digital media executive who has produced trailblazing interactive experiences for more than 20 years. Hugues knows how to federate forces, create bridges, build networks and develop lasting partnerships based on trust and a common desire to elevate. His leadership triggered multiple partnerships across Europe, North America, and South America. He also oversees Realisations-Montréal which continue its commitment to the conception and development of new projects using technologies like artificial intelligence, real-time generative projection technologies, and big data integration systems.


Background

Co-founder & executive producer of the National Film Board (NFB) of Canada’s Digital Studio

Head of programming and production at Radio-Canada / Bande à part (podcast, web, radio, live events) 


Affiliations

Vice-president of the Board of Directors, Montreal Arts Council

Co-president of the Digital Culture Commission, Culture Montréal

Member of the Acquisition Committee of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) 

Advisor for the Montréal Symphonic Orchestra, XN Québec and La Piscine