On Campus | Alumni
Derek Smith is the Founder and Chairman of GivingPoint, Inc., a not for profit organization designed to inspire a new generation of social entrepreneurs who seek to connect and serve others in today’s technology-driven world. GivingPoint currently helps nearly 7,000 young people discover their philanthropic passion, create their giving profile, track their contributions, share their stories, and be rewarded with cash grants to fund their community projects. GivingPointers as a group have volunteered over 289,000 hours in service with a community impact of over $5 million.Smith will speak at Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series on Wednesday, January 22. All are welcome to attend.
About the Impact Speaker Series:Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership". The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders.The series is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required.