Kyle Washington

Executive Chairman

Kyle moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1994 after graduating from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration, where he then started working in the Canadian Marine Industry.  Kyle is the Executive Chairman of Seaspan ULC, Canada’s largest marine company.  He is also the co-founder of Seaspan Corporation, the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership listed on the New York Stock Exchange: SSW.

Kyle sits on the board of the Washington Corporation companies which is a conglomerate of Aviation, Rail, Real Estate, Environmental Remediation, Heavy Equipment Sales and Mining.

Kyle is a dual citizen of both Canada and the US.  He married his longtime girlfriend Janelle in 2005 and they have raised three children in Vancouver.  Kyle has always been involved in community philanthropy and many charities and was an ambassador to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. With his and Janelle’s love for the city they started Washington Kids Foundation, a Canadian registered charity, in 2015.  Washington Kids Foundation assists thousands of youth by emphasizing on sports and mentorship in purpose built facilities.