Director, Fund Development
Joined the team: December 2019
Kim Follis is the Director of Fund Development at Platform Calgary. Kim leads his team at Platform Calgary to connect with Calgarians who support the building of Calgary as a global tech community.
Help startups with?
More than ever, Kim wants aspiring founders to find the right resources so they can immediately launch their startup idea.
Living in Calgary, Kim appreciates its many opportunities for recreation. His run commute to work down the river valley is a bonus too, especially during the spring and summer months.
With a diverse background ranging from freelance business writing, to advertising and student development, Kim was led to work as the Director of Development for the capital campaign at St. Ambrose University and was the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High at the University of Calgary. Kim knows, sees and supports the empowerment of people who aspire to create a new possibility for themselves. Kim’s diverse background extends to his education as well, with a background in the liberal arts, having a Masters in Religion and Classics from the University of British Columbia.
Fun outside of work?
Being a busy bee, Kim enjoys running, hiking, learning guitar, reading and fantasy football.