As VP of Corporate Development, Kevin leads M&A, strategic partnerships and new business creation at Solium. Over the past 12 years, Kevin has split his time between Canada and the Silicon Valley after finding himself in the heart of entrepreneurship and innovation at Stanford University. It was there he completed his graduate studies in Control Systems and Mechatronics and began his journey into the world of technology startups. Kevin began his career in product and software engineering, then served as the CEO of a startup before entering the world of venture capital. He became a partner at a $500M early-stage VC firm where he led investments and served on the boards of several leading tech companies. Most recently, Kevin led corporate development at a San Francisco-based startup whose valuation grew to $1billion during his tenure.