Guillermo Acosta is a strategic manager with extensive experience and a proven record of success in the fields of post-secondary education, consumer products and high-technology services.

Over his 20-plus years in higher education, Guillermo has been a professor, program co-ordinator, director, associate dean and dean. He has also held a variety of industry management positions such as brand identity consultant, reengineering consultant, and trade marketing manager.

Guillermo’s areas of expertise include academic leadership, program development, in-classroom and online teaching, curriculum development, change management, innovation, strategic planning, corporate branding, process reengineering and implementation of integrated marketing campaigns.

He holds a BA in Business Administration from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello and an MBA specializing in Marketing from the Universidad Metropolitana in Venezuela. He currently leads a faculty of over 640 professors, 75 support staff, 17 administrators, and 48 full-time programs at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning.

Outside of work, Guillermo has participated in several international development projects, including humanitarian relief in Indonesia, supporting small and medium entrepreneurs affected by the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh, as well as capacity-building projects in support of entrepreneurial women in Bangladesh, Indigenous communities in Guatemala and public-sector leadership in Bhutan.

Associate Deans - Faculty of Media & Creative Arts

Moriba Baker, Associate Dean – Social & Media Communications - Faculty of Media & Creative Arts

  • Bachelor of Creative Advertising
  • Advertising Art Direction Graduate Certificate
  • Advertising and Marketing Communications Diploma
  • Advertising and Graphic Design Diploma
  • Advertising Copywriting Graduate Certificate
  • Advertising Account Management Graduate Certificate
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Public Relations Graduate Certificate
  • Public Relations Advanced Diploma
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications
  • Media Communications Diploma

Sarah-Jane Greenway, Associate Dean - Journalists & Writers - Faculty of Media & Creative Arts

  • Bachelor of Creative & Professional Writing
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Journalism Graduate Certificate
  • Journalism Advanced Diploma
  • Creative Book Publishing Graduate Certificate
  • Creative Writing Graduate Certificate
  • Comedy Writing & Performance Diploma
  • TV Writing and Producing Graduate Certificate
  • Media Foundation Certificate

Annetta Latham - Associate Dean - Film, Acting and Media Production

  • Acting for Film and Television Diploma
  • Film and Media Production, Bachelor of
  • Broadcast Television and Videography Diploma
  • Broadcasting, Radio Diploma
  • Film & Multiplatform Storytelling Ontario Graduate Certificate
  • Film and Television Production Advanced Diploma
  • Post-Production Ontario Graduate Certificate
  • Radio and Media Production Graduate Certificate
  • Theatre Arts - Technical Production Diploma

Jason Merai, Associate Dean, Music & Fine Arts - Faculty of Media & Creative Arts

  • Jazz Performance – Intro to Commercial Jazz Certificate
  • Music Business Graduate Certificate
  • Music Composition Graduate Certificate
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Arts Administration and Cultural Management Graduate Certificate
  • Visual and Digital Arts Diploma
  • Art Foundation Certificate
  • Photography Diploma

Ahmed Sagarwala, Associate Dean – Interaction Design - Faculty of Media & Creative Arts

  • Bachelor of Design (User Experience)
  • User Experience Design Graduate Certificate
  • Multimedia Design & Development Diploma
  • Graphic Design Advanced Diploma
  • Web Development Graduate Certificate
  • Game Programming Advanced Diploma
  • Content Strategy Graduate Certificate
  • Animation 3D Advanced Diploma
  • Interactive Media Management – Creative Technologies Graduate Certificate