Tiffany Apczynski is vice president of public policy and social impact at Zendesk, a customer support software company founded in Denmark, with its global headquarters in San Francisco. In this role, she drafted the City of San Francisco’s first-ever Community Benefits Agreement, a controversial piece of policy borne out of legislation tied to pre-IPO tech companies. Other policy work includes serving on San Francisco’s Workforce Investment Board from 2012-2016, founding the Mid-Market Business Association in 2014, and sitting on the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association’s Tech Council since 2014. She is a passionate supporter of the arts and currently serves as the vice president of the board of directors for the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.