I love to talk about startups, entrepreneurship and my city. Interested in working together? Shoot me an email at ken@kenbautista.com.

Ken Bautista is Co-Founder/CEO of Startup Edmonton and Director of Entrepreneurship at Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, activating and investing in Edmonton's startup community through initiatives like Edmonton Startup Week and HackLab. He is also a national advisor to the Startup Canada Communities initiative.

Ken has been in the creative/tech industry for over 10 years, co-founding several interactive companies, most recently Rocketfuel Games, an educational games studio, and co-founded community initiatives including TEDxEdmonton and artsScene Edmonton.

Over the years, Ken has been invited to speak/jury at international events including Startup Phenomenon in Boulder, Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum in Hong Kong, Banff World Television Festival, TEDxSummit, and Canadian Arts Summit. He is a member of the University of Alberta Alumni Council and TELUS Community Board. He has been recognized in Avenue Magazine's inaugural "Top 40 Under 40" issue, earned a Horizon Alumni Award from the University of Alberta, and was named one of "Alberta's 50 Most Influential People" by Alberta Venture Magazine.