David J Neff

VP of Consulting
Accenture Interactive

David has 17 years of creating experiences that impact people's lives. From his work in eCommerce, Marketing, and Digital Strategy with the American Cancer Society and founding Lights. Camera. Help. (which connects filmmakers and nonprofits) to his work consulting companies like Southwest Airlines, Pepsi, Dell, Ann Taylor, Wolverine Worldwide, Discover Card, Jack-in-the-Box, Wells Fargo, Tesco, Gatehouse Media, and L.L. Bean.

He currently works as the VP of the data-driven consulting practice at Clearhead, where he was able to create, market, build a team, scope and sell the first consulting products at the company. He currently works with Fortune 500 brands on the customer impact of eCommerce and building test and learn teams. He is the author of the "The Future of Nonprofits : Thrive and Innovate in the Digital Age" (Wiley, 2011) and author of IGNITE: Setting your Organization's Culture on Fire with Innovation (IdeaPress, 2016). He's also the author of 501derful.org as well as publishing on Medium and LinkedIN.

In 2014 David was named the top person in Austin by the Austin Under 40 awards for the Community Service and Nonprofit category.

A driven entrepreneur, he's the founder and past CEO of Lights. Camera. Help (LCH). LCH is the world's first nonprofit focused on cause driven and nonprofit filmmaking. He now serves as the VP of it's board. He's also the co-founder of the Weird Homes Tour. A social impact startup that invests in affordable housing solutions. And was the co-founder of HelpAttack! a tech fundraising startup for nonprofits.

A much in demand speaker and trainer, David has spoken at places like TEDx, SXSW (6x), The University of Texas, St. Edward's University, Texas State University, Social Media Club, Social Media Breakfast, The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Planned Practical Giving Conference to NTEN's national technology conference.

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