Loudon represents both operational and investment excellence. A lawyer with extensive venture capital leadership, he has been a pioneer in wealth creation through growing enterprises and monetizing intellectual property. Portfolio companies, including some of which he founded or co-founded, have been global leaders in their industries generating substantial economic returns. Industries in which he has been involved span all manner of technology (for example, industrial and infrastructure software, specialty hardware, systems integration, geophysical tools), consumer services and products (including media), as well and traditional industries (such as engineering services, natural resource industries and land development and construction). Loudon holds a BA and a JD from the University of Toronto and an MBA from INSEAD. He is passionate about combat sports, hockey and tea.