Corey Timpson

Inclusive Design

Corey is an active collaborator and thought leader in experience design and inclusive discourses in the cultural sector and beyond. His primary focus is to facilitate meaningful experiences through mixed-media, digital technology, multi-sensory and inclusive design. Emphasizing social and fiscal due diligence, his design and strategic leadership has accounted for over 30 international awards.

As Vice President, Exhibition, Research, and Design, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) Corey was responsible for the direction and oversight of exhibition programs, research and curation, design and production across all media, digital platforms, and collections. Corey also created 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, and the Virtual Museum Labs Program, at the Canadian Heritage Information Network, working on projects of digital innovation with over 40 organizations internationally. 

Corey has led engagements for clients such as Disney Imagineering, the Barack Obama Foundation & Obama Presidential Centre, Meow Wolf, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Canada’s Museums of Science & Technology, Cleveland Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institute. 

Corey holds a postgraduate diploma in interactive multimedia from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, as well as a law degree from Carleton University. He is the co-chair of the American Alliance of Museums Media and Technology Board and speaks English, French and Italian.