Olivia Humphrey

Founder and CEO, Kanopy

Olivia Humphrey bootstrapped and founded Kanopy, an indie film streaming platform, in Perth in 2008. Following rapid and significant growth, she relocated the headquarters to San Francisco, USA in 2013. Kanopy was sold to a Californian private equity firm in 2018. Olivia stayed on as CEO for 18 months before moving back with her family to Perth, Australia in early 2020 where she remains an active board member. Kanopy has become the leading provider of documentary and indie films globally, distributing films to millions of university and public libraries members in over 80 countries.

Olivia is currently investing in film and media ventures and recently accepted the position of Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Curtin University.


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