Biography

Patrick Lor is President, Fotolia North America. Fotolia.com is one of the world's leading providers of affordable stock imagery, with a database of over 16 million images and over three million members. With web sites in 14 languages, Fotolia, LLC is based in New York and has offices in 12 countries. In 2007, Fotolia became the first independent microstock agency to enter the traditional stock marketplace with the launch of Fotolia Infinite Collections.

Patrick helped pioneer the microstock industry, joining the world's first microstock agency in 2001 as co-founder. Upon his departure, the company was selling over 12 million images annually, and was sold to Getty Images for US$50 million in 2006. He has also held senior marketing and product development roles at Adobe's Image Club Graphics Division, which produced and marketed fonts, photography, clip art and design applications to professional designers throughout the world.

Patrick is an active participant in the tech entrepreneurship community. He is a co-founder and organizer of DemoCamp Calgary, an active member of the A100, a charter member of the C100, and is a frequent guest lecturer at Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary. He has extensive experience mentoring various startups, including Aviary.com, Benevity.com and Bumptop.com.