Kim Hsu Guise, B.A., J.D., Director, Local Content & Original Programming, TELUS

Kim Guise is the director of local and original programming at TELUS and oversees a multi-million dollar portfolio supporting BC and Alberta filmmakers and cultural organizations. Since joining TELUS in 2013, Kim has played a key role in setting TELUS’ local content strategy and enabling TELUS to become an innovator and leader in local programming and the creative industries. Kim is passionate about enabling people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to tell stories that are meaningful to them and their communities.

Before joining TELUS, Kim spent 10 years in the western office of Telefilm Canada.  Prior to that, Kim was a financial services lawyer at a national business law firm with a practice that combined secured lending and entertainment law.