Leonard Asper, B.A., L.L.B., L.L.D, Trustee

Leonard Asper is the president, CEO and majority shareholder of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., a global media company that operates media platforms that target passionate communities.

Prior to founding Anthem, Mr. Asper was CEO of Canwest Global Communications Corp., a post he held for over 10 years.

A graduate of Brandeis University (cum laude) and the University of Toronto Law School, Mr. Asper remains a member of the Ontario Bar.

Mr. Asper serves as Co-Chair of  the Board of Overseers of the International Business School at Brandeis University, where he founded the Asper School for Global Entrepreneurship. He was awarded the Dean’s medal from Brandeis International Business School. He is also a member of the Brandeis Board of Fellows.

Mr. Asper is past Chairman of The Asper Foundation, the founder of the Joshua Foundation and a member of the Board of Governors of the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre, a seniors’ housing complex in Winnipeg, Canada.

Mr. Asper also served for five years on the Board of the University of Winnipeg Foundation and holds an honorary Doctorate in Laws from that institution.

He was included in Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, as well as being named CEO of the year by Playback, a media industry publication along with being recognized as one of the Top 100 Power Players in the Cable Broadband & Media Industry in 2021-2023.

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