[Podcast] Technology Adoption in the Philanthropic Sector with Lisa Pool, Technology Affinity Group (TAG)

November 30, 2016 Jamie Serino

In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Lisa Pool, Executive Director of Technology Affinity Group (TAG), a non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector. Lisa delves into the current technology lag in the philanthropic sector and explains how TAG is working to increase the adoption of technology for foundations. Lisa specifically talks about TAG’s newly expanded project, the Simplify Initiative, a go-to educational resource for foundations to learn about all kinds of technology tools relative to the grantmaking cycle. In addition, Lisa and Jamie discuss the increased demand for outcomes and impact measurement and how the adoption of technology will be an imperative for foundations hoping to meet this demand and drive the sector forward.

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Jamie Serino

As Director of Marketing at MicroEdge + Blackbaud, Jamie Serino is responsible for driving market leadership, demand generation, branding, strategic events and communications for the Foundations & Corporate Markets group. For more than 15 years, Jamie has developed and led transformational marketing and communication strategies in both B-to-B and B-to-C technology industries including financial services, network security, CRM, Internet telephony and HR/Recruiting technology. Jamie began his career working with nonprofit organizations that served people with developmental disorders and mental illness. In addition, he has helped nonprofit organizations promote causes related to disaster preparedness, pediatric cancer, clean energy and ocean conservation. Jamie holds a B.A. in Psychology from Binghamton University.

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