Geoffrey MacDougall currently serves as Director of Engagement for Consumer Reports, where he works to grow the scale and impact of the consumer movement. Skilled in pitch design, 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 on how to invest in the technological capacity of the non-profit sector. He is the founder of the Toronto Awesome Foundation, a frequent collaborator on investment pitch decks, and occasional guest lecturer on fundraising and development strategy.
Raised in Saskatchewan, he, his wife Powell, and daughters Adelaide and Audrey currently live in New York.