Wade Oosterman

President, Bell Media | Vice Chair, BCE Inc. & Bell Canada

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Rockies

Stream: Prime

Wade Oosterman is a co-founder of Clearnet Communications Inc., which was sold to Telus Mobility for $6.6 billion in 2000. He remained at Telus until 2005, at which time he joined Bell Media Inc.

Guiding Bell Media’s strategic focus as Group President since 2015, Wade assumed operational leadership of Canada’s leading broadcasting, streaming, and content creation company in January 2021.

In this role, Wade provides a broad strategic perspective in leveraging Bell platforms to accelerate Bell Media’s leadership across TV, radio, digital, and out-of-home, along with new ventures, content, and partnerships. Wade also acts in a senior advisory role on the BCE and Bell executive teams as Vice Chair.

Joining Bell in 2006 as President of Bell Mobility and Chief Brand Officer, Wade became President of Mobility and Residential Services in 2010, Group President in 2015, and Vice Chair in 2018. He holds an MBA from the Ivey School at Western University, serves on the boards of Telephone and Data Systems and Stagwell Global Inc., and holds investments in a number of private companies.