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Bob Ottenhoff

Washington D.C.
Bob is a veteran leader in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy and media.
He served as the chief operating officer and acting president of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), founded and managed WBGO-FM, the jazz radio station in the NY metropolitan area, and was the General Manager of the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority, which operated multiple tv and radio stations.
In 2012, he became President and CEO of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy based in Washington D.C. CDP is the first year-round organization that advises foundations and corporations on how to be more effective and efficient in the hundreds of millions contributed every year to natural disaster relief.
Prior to joining CDP, Bob spent a decade as president and CEO of GuideStar, an industry leader in the use of providing high-quality data to help donors make better decisions and improve nonprofit practice. While there, he developed a sustainable business model that supports free and fee-based services to more than 10 million web-based users.
He is a frequent consultant to nonprofit and media organizations on strategy and business models.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, January 17

10:45am MST