Scott Henderson, MBA
With a penchant for befriending people from different backgrounds helps Scott cross-pollinate ideas and foster important connections for his clients. His ability to create meaningful relationships has been the key to his career, which includes forays as an interactive agency executive, major gift fundraiser, foundation executive, and magazine editor.
As a son and grandson of psychiatrists, he’s been intrigued by the human mind since he was young. Mixing theory and practice, he applies time-tested human behavior principles to create effective online/offline initiatives. He has led shifts for a variety of organizations, including P&G, Center for Creative Learning, Tyson Foods, University of Chicago, and UNICEF.
Scott is a regular keynote speaker and has been featured on BusinessWeek.com, Mashable.com, Reuters, and MIT Sloan Management Review blog for his innovations and insights. In addition to blogging at Rally the Cause, he is a contributor to Technorati, Sundayed, Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Advancing Philanthropy.
In 2009, he created and launched of www.pledgetoendhunger.com, which helped Tyson Foods deliver 560,000 meals to four different cities for children in need, raised $28,000 for Share Our Strength, and assembled an army of nearly 5,000 childhood hunger awareness champions. This year, he and the CauseShift team have launched WeCanEndThis.com, a yearlong initiative to spark innovation and create real, tangible solutions to end hunger in America.
A proud Nebraska native, Scott now lives with his wife, Jen, and son, Ethan, along the North Shore of Boston. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs and German from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and M.B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.