Dr. Paul Kedrosky serves as General Partner at SK Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. He served as Advisor at OMERS Ventures. He is an entrepreneur, investor, and thought leader. He has founded multiple technology companies, as well as having invested in more than fifty others. He has sold companies to Cisco, Twitter, Demand Media, and others. Paul ran an innovative seed capital program in southern California. The latter fund, the first of its kind, has since been widely imitated around the world. He has also been a venture investor with Ventures West, a Canadian venture capital firm. He is an advisor and investor in many startups, both in Canada and in the United States. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, a $3-billion foundation devoted to the growth of entrepreneurship, innovation and risk capital. The fund is a highly active investor in venture firms, and Paul is closely involved with evaluating new commitments. Paul is a highly sought after speaker. He has spoken around the world at top venture investing and entrepreneurship conferences, and is among the most respected authorities in the world on the transformation of the venture capital industry, having provided guidance to venture partnerships, governments and institutional investors in North and South America, Asia and Europe. He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, and CBC, as well as being quoted more than one hundred times in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Financial Times, and many other publications. He is among the best-known bloggers, and a widely-followed commentator on Twitter and other social networks.