Linda Jenkinson is a global entrepreneur from Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Hailing from Aotearoa, Linda has systematically and successfully scaled $100 million companies, is a magnet for business talent, an entrepreneurial pioneer and visionary.
She was the first women CEO/founder to list a company
on the NASDAQ stock exchange with DMSC, the $250 million on-demand courier company she co-founded that was described as being like Uber, before Uber. She went on to establish a global customer and employee experience platform, sold to the Accor hotel group, and WOW for Africa which is an NGO supporting women entrepreneurs in Senegal.
STARTED JOHN PAUL
San Francisco, HK, NY
LISTED DMS ON THE NASDAQ
SET UP WOW FOR AFRICA
Founder & Managing Director
RED CROSS BOARD
Director & Gala Chair
San Francisco, Bay Area
Co-Founder, CEO, Chair
New Zealand, Boston, NY
JOINS AIR NZ BOARD
MASSEY UNIVERSITY US FOUNDATION
Trustee & Secretary
US Beachhead Advisor
JOINS UNICEF NZ BOARD
Chair of the Board
Bachelor of Business Studies
Accounting & Finance
MBA in Finance
2021 - UCOL Palmerston North Alumni Achievement Award
2016 - World Class New Zealander
2015 - Westpac New Zealand: Women of Influence Award-Business Services
2014 - 2015 - San Francisco Business Times – 100 Most Influential Women in the Bay Area
2014 - Massey University – Distinguished Alumni Awards – Sir Geoffrey Peren Award
2011 - Ernst & Young New Zealand Master Entrepreneur of the Year
2004 - 2006 - SF Business Times: Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses
2000 - 2001 - Silicon Valley FWE Trailblazers Award
1991 - Leningrad Stock & Commodities Exchange Fellow
1990 - Nikko Securities Fellowship
BUSINESS CASE STUDIES
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL
Harvard Business School put together a case study on Dispatch Management Services. See the full case study.
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL
Stanford Graduate School of Business wrote a case study on LesConcierges. Read the full case study.