Season 2, Episode 21

Carolyn Trevino Jenkins

Hosts & Guests: Jana Rieger & Carolyn Trevino Jenkins

Episode Guest

Carolyn Treviño Jenkins is co-founder & CEO of We Are Here, a startup blending human guidance and technology to help individuals affected by cancer reduce the impact to their finances, emotions and fatigue in order to improve outcomes. Carolyn is a serial tech entrepreneur and a cancer survivor. As a technology executive she has led companies that won international recognition for outstanding customer success, as well as national awards for growth and cutting-edge work in people management. With over 25 years of experience, she has led companies through economic downturns, as well as through rapid growth (organic and through M&A). As a serial entrepreneur she has co-led multiple companies through successful fund raises and profitable exits up to 10x return on capital. Carolyn believes a culture of strategy execution and accountability can be achieved with servant and compassionate leadership. High performance has enabled Carolyn to break down gender and ethnic barriers. She is a mentor to many business leaders and is a frequent public speaker. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin’s Red McCombs School of Business, and lives in Austin with her husband and two dogs. She is the proud mother of three adult children. Her passions are advocating for those with special needs, supporting the U.S. Coast Guard, and making meaningful connections for others.