An award-winning serial entrepreneur and globally recognized thought leader on how technology is changing the future of work, Dave Wilkin founded TenThousandCoffees.com (10kCoffees) – an enterprise talent development technology company. Understanding that 90% of learning happens informally through colleagues, the platform scales and measures informal development experiences by smart-matching coworkers together and curating the right conversations. Over 200 organizations rely on 10kCoffees to enable, scale, and measure their informal talent development programs to create high performing cultures.
In a time when technology has made us more isolated than ever, Wilkin and team are helping people learn and share from each other, while building the relationships they need to succeed. Wilkin has re-imagined the informal learning management system, building a 21st century tech-enabled approach to an age-old truth that learning happens best through people. His best practices and thought leadership are shaping the technology, analytics, and implementation of best practices across Fortune 500 clients like RBC, McKesson, Pepsico, AIG. Their work has been covered in FastCo, Forbes, Globe and Mail, and American Banker for its break-through approach to scaling and measuring 21st century talent development and learning.
In addition, through his social-impact work, Wilkin has been at the forefront of school to work transitions by helping colleges leverage technology to provide students & recent grads with job-ready networks. Wilkin has applied the 10kCoffees’ enterprise technology to colleges and diversity networks to help alumni provide career learning experiences to students and recent grads. The platform is now available to more than 2-million alumni globally to match with the next generation of professionals as they prepare for the future of work.