The CO-OP THINK Conference is the most dynamic and thought-provoking gathering in the industry. If you have never attended before, first… where have you been the last 6 years!? This conference offers leading edge speakers (like Tony Hawk, Wozniak, or Sir Ken Robinson), innovative discussions, and some of the coolest networking opportunities (um, scavenger hunt in N’Oleans?). I am stoked to see what 2015 has in store. Each year to begin the conference, CO-OP THINK offers sessions with industry speakers focused on specific challenges and opportunities that impact the credit union industry. This year I led and facilitated the SOCIAL VALUES track. I discussed how credit unions as well as business partners are fostering a deep engagement with consumers by living and communicating their commitment to a shared social cause. In the SOCIAL VALUES track, we…
- Heard from John Lauck, CMN Hospitals CEO on his strategies to build a business surrounding a social purpose
- Engaged in a spirited dialogue with industry leader and artist Sarah Bang
- Discussed the impact of social media in a world of social values with experts Uwe Hook and Fabian Geyrhalter
- Heard about the upcoming THINK Prize and the power of people in communities with Eliza Rosenbaum of OpenIDEO
- And…. ME!