Santa Clara University

Pre-travel Visits

Les Concierges

Linda Jenkinson

Linda was co-Founder and CEO of Dispatch Management Services Corp, an international on-demand courier company. DMSC had more than 6,500 employees and independent contractors in 65 cities throughout the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand, and grew revenues to over $200 million. Linda took DMSC public in 1998 and oversaw the operation of more than 60 contact centers. Prior to DMSC Linda was a Partner at A.T. Kearney, where she specialized in financial institutions, supply chain management, direct marketing, profit improvement, outsourcing, and risk management. Before joining A.T. Kearney, Linda was a Management Consultant with Price Waterhouse. Linda has appeared on CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg and has written articles for several publications. Linda earned a Bachelor of Business Studies at Massey University in New Zealand and a MBA from Wharton.


Ian Wright

Mr. Wright is a serial entrepreneur from New Zealand. Wrightspeed is an early-stage, privately funded Silicon Valley-based start-up company that builds extreme performance electric supercars. With advanced electric drive train technology, Wrightspeed cars raise the performance driving experience to a new level – while still returning 3 times better energy efficiency than the most efficient cars available.

Saturn Media

Stephen Weir

Stephen Weir is founder and CEO of Saturn Media, a leading New Zealand developer and marketer of mobile and internet applications, services and communications technology. The company has used innovative mobile phone technology to take the best of New Zealand to the globe at the World Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan. Saturn Media’s New Zealand Mobile technology is a mobile portal web site that is an exciting showcase of New Zealand viewed on your mobile phone. The site educates users about New Zealand, while providing an interactive and fun experience on your mobile – and the best part is that it’s free.