ACCA Consultant

Maurizio Ortolani


Company Name

Connexxions Consulting





Business Phone


Biographical Info

I work at the confluence of technology, the arts and education ... A highly-skilled and experienced innovator, creator and leader in the area of digital transformation, technology and arts education; A former senior executive with the National Art Centre (NAC) in Ottawa with over 25 years of progressive and challenging experience in strategic planning, program delivery, incisive analysis of complex technical, programmatic and personnel issues, and developing innovative and effective solutions for a broad Canadian and international audience; Credited with a number of firsts for a performing arts centre — NAC podcasts, NAC Orchestra audio-on-demand,, livestreams, and online public masterclasses; Founder and creator of the Hexagon Studio, which supports the visionary work of artist-educators like maestros Pinchas Zukerman and Alexander Shelley and through which the NAC engages with remote and underserved communities; Well-developed writing, oral and presentation skills (English and French); Multilingual with extensive foreign travel and international project experience; Well-developed interpersonal and team-building skills.

Year consulting practice established


Primary Clients

Cultural Not-For-Profit, Cultural For-Profit, Festivals / presenters

Consulting Specialization

Arts education, Audience development / engagement, Digital, Festivals and events management, Marketing / social media / communications, Organizational change, Presenting and producing, Project management, Research, Strategic planning,

Frequent Disciplines

Media arts, Performing arts


English, French