Victor was born and raised in Lethbridge, Alberta in treaty 7 territory. Victor has a B.Sc. and M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering and has been working in the Alberta Energy Industry in various technology development roles for the past 25 years. In that time, Victor has recognized the powerful impact that technology can have on the ecological and social system. Increasingly, he has become very interested in understanding how the motivations and beliefs behind a company, society and individuals can shape technology development and how those changes impact the life and prosperity of the planet.