Okay, so this is my third blog post talking about the different experts we have leading sessions at Fuel Good 2018, but can you blame me?! There is just too much to talk about for each presenter to condense it all into one post. In this segment, I want to focus on the leaders of Sparkrock, who will be sharing their experiences and knowledge throughout the conference. Read on to learn more about the founders and captains of the Sparkrock team.
Nicola Dickinson, Founding Partner and VP of Customer Success at Sparkrock
Co-founder of Sparkrock (formerly Altus Dynamics), Nicola formed the company in 2003 with a vision and mandate to deliver award-winning, meaningful, and affordable technology solutions exclusively for the non-profit and public sector. With a passion for assisting non-profit and public sector organizations, she provides true value striving for innovation and best-in-quality solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and CRM solutions.
Today, you can find Nicola listening to customers, supporting employees in their professional development, and leading her team to break new barriers in ERP and CRM for Nonprofits. There will be plenty of opportunities for you to get to know Nicola at the conference - from the many networking events to the two Town Hall Panels she'll be a part of.
James Faw, Founding Partner and VP Product Innovation at Sparkrock
James Faw, co-founder of Sparkrock, is a goal driven, yet caring technology leader with a passion for usability. James approaches each new business challenge with his intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem solving, and uncanny understanding of the nonprofit sector, to drive consistent product development at Sparkrock.
With over 20 years of experience in the technology sector, you'll definitely be able to learn something new and exciting from James. We knew the knowledge James has needed to be shared with as many people as possible at the conference, so he is leading seven different sessions at Fuel Good this year!
Colin Dickinson, President at Sparkrock
After graduating from Schulich School of Business with a MBA in Finance, Colin began a 12 year career in investment banking working at some notable financial institutions like Bank of Nova Scotia, BNP Paribas, and Citibank. After realizing that the life of Finance didn’t truly reflect who he was, Colin accepted the offer to join a young and vibrant Sparkrock, and in 2008 Colin became our Managing Partner.
Colin led Sparkrock to significant growth, more than doubling its size and refining the organizational focus through the further advancements of Sparkrock’s ERP solutions, while expanding the focus to include CRM solutions. By 2012, Colin was promoted to President and continues to oversee the largest Microsoft Partner in Canada, focused exclusively on the needs of the Public and Social Benefit sectors. You can catch Colin at Fuel Good on two different Town Hall Panels and the other networking events we have planned.
This is just a taste of the experts we have in store for Fuel Good 2018, you can access our full list of presenters here. Are you not registered for the conference yet? You better hurry! Once sessions are full - they're full. Get your ticket here.