I speak. A lot.

Note: I am represented as a speaker by 6th Story. If you’d like me to speak at your event or conference, please contact them.

Some of my talks.

Here are some of my favourite talks I’ve given, most from my beloved Credit Union Water Cooler Symposium.


Battling Goliath: Taking on the Giants (skip to 20:47 in the video).
The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges
Date: November 10-11, 2017
Location: New York, NY
I spoke at the Platform Co-op meeting in New York about the origins of Modo Co-op and how we grow in the face of global competitors.



PREVIEW: Battling Goliath: Taking on the Giants.
Disruption ’17 by CU Water Cooler Conference
Date: June 6-7, 2017
Location: Madison, WI
My talk this year was focused on the history of Modo Co-operative, the carsharing organization where I was elected to the board.



CU Water Cooler Symposium 2015
Date: October 1-2, 2015
Location: Kansas City, MO
My talk this year was called On The Spectrum, and featured a very special musical guest. It covers how I gained a career in my 40s as an amateur musical producer.



Sawdust, Empty Bottles and Moustaches: A Retelling of the Co-operative Story.
CU Water Cooler Symposium 2014
Date: September 11-12, 2014
Location: Austin, TX
My presentation was called Sawdust, Empty Bottles and Moustaches: A Retelling of the Co-operative Story and focused on the origins of the co-op movement why it’s relevant in the world and economy today.



CU Water Cooler Symposium
Date: October 4-5, 2012
Location: Nashville, TN
My topic was called Everything I Learned About Leadership, I Learned From Filmmaking (I blogged about it here)
Making films is not the most obvious background for moving into senior management at a credit union. What are the lessons one can take from making films and apply to leadership? As a former filmmaker and current credit union executive, I shared my experiences, insights and half-baked notions about how my current career owes a huge debt to my early background making films.


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