Leon Wilson

Leon Wilson is the Chief Technology & Information Officer at the Cleveland Foundation, where he leads the foundation’s IT department, focusing on strategic and transformational use of technology within the foundation. Additionally, Leon advised internal and external nonprofit executive staff and board members at the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) on IT strategic planning initiatives and significant technology investments, and oversaw MNA’s Highway T program (formerly NPower Michigan), offering managed tech support to small/medium sized nonprofit organizations. He also provided strategic and executive leadership support for Data Driven Detroit and is a recurring speaker at various nonprofit conferences on the topics of technology. Leon is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Michigan, teaching undergraduate and graduate IT-related courses and is the 2015 NTEN Lifetime Achievement awardee.

Tierney Smith

Tierney Smith specializes in helping nonprofits better use technology to achieve their mission. She currently works at GrantBook, helping grantmakers to create their digital strategy, select right-sized technology tools and implement new systems. Previously Tierney worked at TechSoup Canada to provide nonprofits with access to low-cost technology and educational resources. She has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Kurt Voelker

Kurt is a Vice President at Forum One, an agency that crafts digital solutions and experiences for issue-driven organizations. For the past twenty years, he’s been putting the web to work for influential nonprofits and NGO’s like The World Wide Fund for Nature, The Center for Global Development, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others. Prior to leading Forum One’s solutions he was CTO for 8 years where he helped grow one of the US’s most respected Drupal CMS implementation teams that has contributed more than 15 modules to the project that are used daily by more than 8,000 different websites around the world.
When Kurt isn’t geeking out on web-tech, he’s coaching and playing basketball with his four kids.

John Greiner

A seasoned lawyer with an intricate knowledge of information technology, John Greiner recognized that he was uniquely qualified to understand the tools and systems that would help legal service providers to streamline—and succeed in—their efforts. His knowledge, combined with a passion for advocacy work, inspired John to found Just-Tech in 2014.
Just-Tech is the realization of John’s vast professional experiences. The company helps its clients utilize technology not only as a way to function more efficiently every day, but also to identify, replicate, and create the solutions and systems that will work for them. “Technology can make what we do easier, but it can also make it smarter,” says John. “It is advancing at a breathtaking pace and is becoming increasingly democratized, and as a result we have more opportunities at our disposal and more tools to deal with the challenges we face.”