Pre-Conference Keynote Session
NTEN’s CEO, Amy Sample Ward, will open the 19NTC pre-conference with a warm welcome.
The 2019 NTC Pre-Conference Keynote speaker is Justin Yuen. Justin is CEO of Grouptrail (formerly FMYI), a visual database for goal tracking software company with a focus on school districts and nonprofits working with youth and families.
Justin Yuen is CEO of Grouptrail (formerly FMYI), a visual database for goal tracking software company with a focus on school districts and nonprofits working with youth and families. The user friendly and highly configurable platform has been used by the New York City Department of Education, Portland Public Schools, College Access: Research & Action, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, Oregon MESA, Nike, Sony, Aflac, HBO, Hyatt, Disney, Scholastic, the UK National Health Service, and thousands of other nonprofits, schools, government agencies, and companies. Grouptrail/FMYI has been covered by the New York Times, Businessweek, TechCrunch, and more. Before launching the company, he was a Senior Manager in Corporate Sustainable Development at Nike, Inc. Prior to that, Justin was Nike’s head of Quality for the Europe/Middle East/Africa region in the Netherlands. Justin is the Board Chair of The Street Trust, on the Board of Trustees for the National Crittenton Foundation, and the Leadership Council of the Oregon Community Foundation. He has a degree in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.
Driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change, Amy is NTEN’s CEO and former membership director. Her prior experience in direct service, policy, philanthropy, and capacity-building organizations have also fueled her aspirations to create meaningful, inclusive, and compassionate community engagement and educational opportunities for all organizations.
Amy inspires the NTEN team and partners around the world to believe in community-generated change. She believes technology can help nonprofits reach their missions more effectively, efficiently, and inclusively, and she’s interested in everything from digital equity to social innovation.