Anne Swift
biography :: conference marerials
Anne Swift was dubbed a visionary by Glamour Magazine -- a person who will change the world for her work in creating and managing Young Inventors International, a not-for-profit organization that connects innovators between 18 and 35 who are commercializing new technologies to helpful resources. Under Anne’s leadership, the organization has grown to more than 1,000 members, and counts Xerox, Pratt and Whitney, Dupont, Mitsubishi, Magna International, the World Intellectual Property Office as its supporters.

Anne contributes regularly to policy discussions through her involvement with the Innovation System Research Network at the University of Toronto, where Anne is designing performance measures for a multi-million dollar study. Anne also manages a consulting company, working with start-up companies around the world and organizations that support innovators.

Anne’s work has been profiled in various national and international media, including National Public Radio, the IEEE Spectrum, and the Toronto Star.