Thank you for listening to the Leaders, Innovators and Big Ideas podcast, supported by Rainforest Alberta. The podcast that highlights those people who are contributing to and/or supporting the innovation ecosystem in Alberta.
In this episode, Al Del Degan is hosting and his guest is Brad Zumwalt. Al is an experienced professional with a twenty-two year career in computer science and a passion for creative design and photography. Al has had a diverse career path and has worked in many industries and always gives back to the community.
Brad Zumwalt has been growing technology companies for over 20 years. In 1989, he joined and led Image Club Graphics until its acquisition in 1994 by Aldus Corporation, which was later acquired by Adobe. At Adobe, he led the worldwide visual content team and grew revenues to more than $40M. In 1998, he founded EyeWire.com, an online visual content and design company, which was acquired by Getty Images in 1999. In 2001, he founded and was Chairman and President of Veer Incorporated, which was acquired in 2007 by Corbis, a privately held company of Bill Gates. Brad is a founding partner of Social Venture Partners Calgary, a unique non-profit funding partnership combining a venture capital approach with local philanthropy, and a founding member of the A100. Brad is an active angel investor, and a founding member of A100. He is also a founding partner of Social Venture Partners Calgary, a unique non-profit funding partnership combining a venture capital approach with local philanthropy, and a director of Alberta Enterprise Corporation and Innovate Calgary.
In this podcast, Brad and Al discuss leadership, innovation and the birth of Rainforest Alberta along with what Calgary can be if we all work together instead of apart in silos.
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This Episode Sponsored By: Zinc Ventures
Graphic Design: Mackenzie Bedford
Episode Music: King Aurorus
Creator & Producer: Al Del Degan