Tiffany Linke-Boyko

Tiffany is the former Chief Executive Officer for Startup Edmonton, Tiffany led and delivered a range of programs and events such as DemoCamp, Edmonton Startup Week, and the Preflight workshop series. Startup Edmonton connects entrepreneurs and product builders with the community, skills and space they need to take an idea to reality. Founded in 2009, Tiffany played a vital role in Startup Edmonton's growth into a campus and community hub that has welcomed more than 25,000 participants at events, helped launch 50 startups, and currently houses 180 shared and resident members.

In addition to her work at Startup Edmonton, Tiffany currently serves on the Mayor's Task Force to Eliminate Poverty, an initiative of the City of Edmonton that brings together expertise from a wide-range of fields for conversations and solution-building around homelessness; and on the Board of Directors for the Edmonton Dream Centre, a centre of excellence in addiction and recovery that provides hope and health to women in crisis through a long-term, holistic residential recovery program.

Tiffany spent eight years with Extreme Dream Ministries as an event organizer planning youth conferences world-wide. Highlights include organizing a conference at a soccer stadium in Malawi, Africa and organizing the annual YC Alberta that takes place each May at Rexall Place in Edmonton with 16,000 delegates.

Her work has provided opportunities to fulfill her passion for travel, taking her to Belize, Ukraine, Malawi, Iceland, and across the U.S. and Canada.

For her many contributions to the betterment of business and community, Tiffany was named Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 in November 2014. NAIT recognized Tiffany’s contributions with the 2015 Spirit of NAIT Award.