IGNITE Speakers


Tim Kachuriak

Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer

Tim Kachuriak is the Founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity. A nonprofit thought leader, Kachuriak is the author of "Optimize Your Fundraising: How to Transform Your Organization One Test at a Time;" lead researcher and coauthor of the "Online Fundraising Scorecard, Why Should I Give to You? (The Nonprofit Value Proposition Index Study);" and "The Midlevel Donor Crisis." Kachuriak has trained organizations in fundraising optimization around the world as far away as Bangalore, India, and Oslo, Norway, and is a frequent speaker at national nonprofit conferences. Kachuriak is also the Cofounder and Vice Chairman of the Human Coalition; a member of the Board of Directors for Open Doors USA and the Halcyon Movement; an Advisory Board Member for the SMU Digital Accelerator; Advisory Board Member for Kids Prosper Kids; and an Advisory Board Member for the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. Kachuriak lives in Prosper, Texas, with his wife Rebecca, and their four children: Max (12), Charlie (11), Gracie (9), and Joey (4).

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