David Davis became a member of the board in 2008 and has been the Chair since 2019. He is also involved as a board member with other English and French community arts organizations.
Mr. Davis is a policy analyst with the Canadian Transportation Agency and an Ottawa lawyer. In 2016, he obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Entertainment & Media Law from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, where he took IP-themed courses, interned with a festival promoter, and wrote on digital copyright crackdowns. David has served private clients on matters involving IP as a lawyer in Ontario since 2013. Fluently bilingual, David holds civil law, common law and social sciences (political science) degrees from the University of Ottawa (B.Sc.Soc. ’08, LL.L.-J.D. ’11).
David has also served Odyssey Showcase in other volunteer capacities as a performing artist and assisting behind the scenes.
Funding provided by the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation
All photos by Alan Dean Photography, photolafontaine and Stephen Willcock with permission.