Robert Ouimet is the president of Bigsnit Media Consulting in Vancouver, Canada. An award winning journalist, he joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in the 80’s where he created and produced a half dozen network shows for CBC Radio in Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver.
While developing the program RealTime in the early 90’s, he and his team created the CBC’s first web site, and later made history for being the first interactive program broadcast live around the world on the internet.
In 2000, Robert led the creation and development of CBC Radio 3, a new division of CBC that converged online and broadcast production. Under his leadership, its websites and radio programs won over 30 international awards, including the Prix Italia, New York Festival, and multiple Webby awards.
Clients include Microsoft, BC Alliance for Arts and Culture, National Film Board of Canada, Grief Coach, Ecole Chocolat, Boale Wood, Hobbs Giroday, My Friend Ted, and others.
Robert sails a vintage Catalina 22 called Madsu.
Visit the podcast series Ouimet Presents at www.podcasthouse.ca