Growing up on farm in the Manawatū, Linda Jenkinson studied at Massey University before taking on the world. She is now one of New Zealand’s most successful business women – a global entrepreneur who has founded numerous businesses.
Linda was the first New Zealand woman to list a company on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and has built more than $700 million of value and created 8,000 jobs in global, technology enabled start-ups. She co-founded WOW for Africa, a social enterprise supporting women entrepreneurs in Senegal and is currently the Chair of UNICEF New Zealand. Linda also serves on several boards, including Air New Zealand and local success story Frog Parking.