About Me

Geoffrey MacDougall currently serves as Director of Engagement for Consumer Reports / Consumers Union, where he works to grow the scale and impact of the consumer movement. Skilled in business development and cross-sector relations, he has raised more than $50M in public and private sector funding for start-ups, non-profits, and government programs.

Geoffrey has served as:

Vice President, Engagement, for the Mozilla Foundation — makers of Firefox — where he helped lead the design and development of Mozilla’s first true fundraising program, policy and advocacy program, and learning program;

Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Goderich Aircraft Inc., where he secured the funding to launch Canada’s first Boeing Completion Centre;

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for the Information Technology Association of Canada, where he founded TechSoup Canada, the largest distributor of donated software to Canadian charities and non-profits;

CEO of Veil Entertainment, where he oversaw the launch of an online game development studio; and

Chief of Staff of the United Nations World Summit of Young Entrepreneurs, where he spearheaded the operation of 4 events in 4 countries.

Geoffrey continues to advise foundations, including Ontario’s Trillium Foundation, on how to invest in the technological capacity of the non-profit sector. He is the founder of the Toronto Awesome Foundation and sits on the board of the Art Dealers Association of Canada Foundation.

Raised in Saskatchewan, he, his wife Powell, and daughters Adelaide and Audrey divide their time between downtown Toronto and the family farm outside London.

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