Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2012
Meet the people who are changing your world – and find out how they’re doing it
by Max Fawcett, Michael Ganley, Alix Kemp and Geoffrey Morgan
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If you’re one of the hundreds of young (or, perhaps, not-so-young) tech entrepreneurs in this province, you probably know who Kevin Swan is. For those who don’t, Swan is a principal with Montreal-based iNovia Capital who specializes in providing venture capital funding for startup enterprises in Alberta’s tech community. It’s an interesting career for someone who once felt he was destined to become a bee farmer like his parents, but after spending a few years in California getting his master’s degree and generally immersing himself in the tech scene down there, he decided he wanted to go in a different direction. Now, he’s making a buzz of a different sort.