Helen Knight, MBA, PMP

Helen Knight Nonprofit Technology Consulting Inc.

Helen Knight fights poverty with technology. With 25 years experience, Helen leads award-winning transformations, designing and implementing strategic technical change for social service organizations large and small. She is an advisor to the Canadian Centre of Nonprofit Digital Resilience and Charity Navigator, lectures at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business & serves on the board of the CIO Association of Canada, Calgary Chapter, as the first female past-president. Helen is an active advocate for increasing gender diversity in technology, and is the founder of TechLeadHer.ca, an instructor on Digital Careers for The Propeller Experience, and volunteers with the Making Changes Association. Helen has published papers on Biometric Engineering in Emergency Shelters and writes for Canadian Philanthropy Partnership Research Network and IT World Canada.

Digital Transformation in the Nonprofit Sector

Building a compelling case for transformation is a challenge faced by many technology leaders. Securing a healthy budget can become even more complicated when the customers are not the funders, and investments in technology might reduce services for people struggling to survive. Helen Knight, international keynote speaker & award-winning leader of non-profit transformation shares how she uses technology to optimize social service delivery at hundreds of emergency shelters and food banks across North America. Helen is on a mission to arm senior technology leaders from every sector to advance their careers AND drive positive change in their organizations & communities.

• You will learn actionable approaches to build your business case for the Board, secure scarce resources & drive positive change
• You will learn how to measure & articulate the real value technology investment unlocks