Ted Livingston

Founder, Kik (CDL (Toronto))

Ted Livingston is the founder and CEO of Kik, a chat network with more than 240 million registered users and 40 percent of U.S. teens. Founded in 2009, Kik is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, and has raised $120.5 million from investors including Tencent and Union Square Ventures. Ted also maintains an active interest in the University of Waterloo’s Velocity Fund, a startup accelerator he conceived of and initially funded.