Women and girls need inspiring mentors to look up to – someone who’s used their hidden resources of drive and determination to overcome obstacles and achieve their highest goals. Koleya is exactly that person for so many people. Her passionate advocacy for women and other groups in the technology industry and her amazing personal history make her a riveting speaker and storyteller.
Endorsements & Testimonials
Janine Moir – National Assurance Lead, Deloitte Canada
Danielle Smith - Candidate, UCP Leadership
Koleya is one of Canada’s top pioneers in blockchain for social change, and her work at the Canadian Blockchain Consortium has helped countless people understand how this emerging technology can benefit diverse communities. Using terms and metaphors everyone can understand, she has a way of explaining the technology that really makes it resonate.
Matthew Burgoyne – Partner, McLeod Law
There are rare people who have an intuitive ability to bring the right people together at the right time, and Koleya is truly among them. The connections she makes between industry, government and ecosystem leaders add tremendous value in building a stronger, more prosperous technology ecosystem. It’s inspiring how much she genuinely cares and wants to help people succeed through her philanthropy and volunteer work.
Mark Korthuis - Chief Executive Officer, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation
With her passion for doing good and insights into our country’s biggest challenges, Koleya is a powerful force for change. The work she’s done in building bridges between communities, uniting industry leaders and promoting real-world solutions to problems makes her a leader that people can stand behind. Through projects like the Glenrose Foundation’s cryptocurrency donations and metaverse promotion, she is helping cutting-edge technologies have a big social impact.
Richard Jones - Partner, McMillan
I have been and continue to be impressed with Koleya’s keen business acumen and intuitive understanding of interpersonal dynamics. Many corporate leaders often fail to account for the importance of the human equation – but her warmth and engagement have helped her develop solid relationships built on trust and loyalty. It is a pleasure to count her as a close colleague and collaborator.
Shaye Anderson - MLA
Koleya Karringten is an innovative, forward-thinking individual who has demonstrated an impressive dedication to her business and industry, as well as the greater community.
As the CEO of Absolute Combustion she has demonstrated her vision for a future fuelled by clean technology, and her company is paving the way. With applications in the oil & gas, aerospace, and recycling industries, the Absolute Combustion’s products and services are raising the standards in a wide variety of fields. Koleya is a dynamic and influential leader who has established herself as a pillar of her industry. She is a powerful communicator, and her ability to explain complex ideas and technologies to individuals and groups is second to none. Rarely do you meet a more passionate and hardworking individual, and I could not be more proud to support her.
Steve Maybee - Vice President of Operations / Infrastructure, Edmonton International Airport
Dave Bradley - President, Bull Bitcoin
Koleya is most likely one of the most effective business professionals to work with that I’ve ever experienced in my life.
She is a broadminded business woman with exceptional compassion, dedication and leadership skills. She is result driven and works tirelessly to achieve her goals.
What do blockchain technologies really mean for our industries, government and everyday lives? Ask Koleya. A trailblazer in a field that few people understand, she has ground-breaking insights into the real impact of blockchain across our economy. Using terms and metaphors everyone can understand, she has a way of explaining the technology that really makes it resonate. Koleya is one of the most brilliant collaborators that I have ever seen! What she has accomplished for the Alberta Blockchain Consortium, in a few short months, would have taken anyone else, years to accomplish BRAVO!!
Tina Olivero - CEO, Oil and Gas Magazine
Koleya Karringten is an entrepreneurial visionary. Persistent in her quest to make the world a better place, she spends her time creating solutions for industry that make things more efficient, cost effective and precisely more environmentally friendly.
A student, teacher and leader, Koleya is shaping with the times and bringing in clean technology that will change the way we live and work. Impacting the oil and gas industry, the ACI burner will make profound changes in fracking, drilling water, and other industrial applications. The future certainly looks bright for ACI under her tenure.
Milena Radakovic - CEO, Nexus Exhibits
Koleya is one of the smartest people I have ever had the pleasure to work with. She has a very strong work ethic and unparalleled analytic and problem-solving abilities. The ease in which she builds interpersonal relations with others is remarkable.
She is an eager professional, no matter how complex the problem is, she will always come up with a brilliant, elegant, and cost-effective solution.