Meet the NTEN Community

The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.

Michael Hoffman

See3 Communications

Michael Hoffman is the CEO of See3 Communications, a firm that helps nonprofits and causes use the internet for advocacy, 2009 NTENny Winnereducation and fundraising. He is an internet entrepreneur, and an expert in the use of social media in the nonprofit sector. Hoffman is frequently asked to consult with organizations about marketing strategies and new media development. He is frequently quoted in trade journals, industry blogs and the mainstream press about the intersection of social media and causes. He is a founder of DoGooderTV and EarthFirst.com, and is a nationally sought-after speaker on topics such as cause marketing, and the revolutionary power of web video for social change.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Technology for the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector

Deborah Elizabeth Finn lives to bring resources and needs together seamlessly in the nonprofit sector, mostly through strategic use of2008 NTENny Winner information and communication technologies. She loves everything about her work except being an independent consultant, and would much rather be a cog in a machine. Her past and current clients, all of whom she adores, include Third Sector New England, the Public Conversations Project, Changing The Present, Social Markets, Earth Track, the Food Project, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, IDEAS Boston, and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. She is a founding member of the Information Systems Forum, the Ethos Roundtable, Mission-Based Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Technology Working Group, and the Boston Technobabes. In her spare time, she captions photographs for LOLnptech.Org, reads Victorian literature, listens to Counter-Reformation liturgical music, and indulges her compulsion to introduce everyone on the planet to everyone else.

Lou August

Save the Children

Lou is the Director of Technology Partnerships at Save the Children, a large international non-profit organization, where he builds 2009 NTENny Winnertechnology education and economic opportunity programs for countries in the developing world. Previously, Lou also served at the Headquarters of the American Red Cross at the landfall of Hurricane Katrina, where he created and implemented the largest coordinated private sector disaster response in history, yielding nearly $100 million worth of aid to the gulf coast. Lou founded and is also the current president of the Wilderness Technology Alliance, a non-profit organization providing character and technology skills for the underprivileged.