Dave Wilkin
Co-founder, CEO

Dave Wilkin, an award-winning serial entrepreneur and globally recognized thought leader, co-founded Ten Thousand Coffees (10KC) in 2014.

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. In a time when technology has made us more isolated than ever, Dave and the team are helping people learn and share from each other, while building the relationships they need to succeed. 

Dave 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 thought leadership is shaping the technology, analytics, and implementation of best practices across Fortune 500 clients like RBC, McKesson, Pepsico, & AIG. 10KC 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, Dave has been at the forefront of school-to-work transitions by helping colleges leverage technology to provide students & recent grads with job-ready networks. Dave has applied 10KC’s 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.

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