Kenneth Whyte is a Canadian journalist, publisher, and author based in Toronto. He was formerly the Senior Vice President of Public Policy for Rogers Communications and the former chair of the Donner Canadian Foundation, one of Canada's leading philanthropic organizations. He has worked in the publishing industry for more than 30 years and is the author of the biography Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times. Whyte lives in Toronto with his wife, Tina. Their daughter, Thea, lives in D.C. If hoarding books can be considered a hobby, that is his only hobby.