Michael Kanovsky

Founding Partner, CDL-Rockies | Founder & CEO, Sky Energy Corp

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Rockies

Stream: Energy

Michael Kanovsky is the founder and CEO of Sky Energy Corp., a private energy and investment company founded in 1993. Mr. Kanovsky is also a Founding Partner and Associate/Mentor of Creative Destruction Lab (Rockies) as well as serving on advisory boards of several private companies.

Mr. Kanovsky started his career in investment banking and subsequently has had significant involvement in the oil, gas, renewable & power industries as well as private operating businesses in real estate, marinas and in Seniors Independent & Assisted Healthcare. He previously served as a founding director/shareholder of Northstar Energy Corporation, ARC Resources Ltd., North American Oilsands Ltd., Bonavista Petroleum Ltd (Lead Director) and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. Michael was a past director of Devon Energy Corporation, Pure Technologies Ltd. (Lead Director), TransAlta Corporation, Cequence Energy (Chair) and Precision Drilling Inc. (Vice Chair).

Mr. Kanovsky is Director Emeritus of the Advisory Board of the Ivey School of Business, former Vice Chair of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Board and former Alberta Chair of the Young Presidents Organization. Mr. Kanovsky is Founder and Director of the Kanovsky Family Foundation which was founded in 2004.

Mr. Kanovsky holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business and is a Professional Engineer.