Meet the Presentation Team
At the heart of every non-profit organization are people dedicated to making a difference. However, connecting with donors, rallying volunteers, and reaching the individuals they aim to support can be complex and costly. This is where technology, specifically artificial intelligence (AI), can play a crucial role—not as a distant concept, but as a practical tool in the hands of those striving to create positive change.
We invite you to watch this AI-focused, educational, on-demand webcast. This session aims to demystify AI, with a focus on Microsoft Copilot Studio and standalone chat bots. Watch to learn how these tools can amplify your impact on the communities you serve.
- 00:00 – Housekeeping and Introductions
- 02:04 – Non-Profit Challenges and AI Opportunities
- 10:09 – Understanding Microsoft Copilot Studio
- 19:30 – Deconstructing Microsoft Copilot Studio and Standalone Chat Bots
- 23:51 – Demos: Microsoft Copilot Studio and Standalone Chat Bots
- 39:04 – Next Steps
- 43:01 – Questions and Answers
To watch the recording in full screen mode, click on the icon in the lower right corner of the presentation after the video begins.
- Understanding Microsoft Copilot Studio: We provide a clear breakdown of what Copilot is, its capabilities, and how it can be a game-changer for non-profits. This segment aims to clarify any uncertainties and answer common questions about this powerful AI tool.
- Practical Applications: Experience demos of standalone chat bots and Microsoft Copilot Studio, demonstrating their transformative potential in non-profit operations and outreach.
- Expert Insights: Hear from professionals at HSO and Microsoft who will share their expertise and experiences.
Who Should Watch
This webcast is ideal for employees at all levels of non-profit organizations who are keen to understand and leverage AI to achieve their mission. Whether you're in operations, fundraising, or program management, you'll find valuable insights and practical guidance to help your organization stay ahead in the digital age. Watch this enlightening session and take the first step towards harnessing the power of AI in your non-profit organization.
Dan Shaw | Senior Solutions Specialist, Modern Workplace | Microsoft's Tech for Social Impact Team
Dan is a seasoned Modern Workplace Productivity and Security Specialist at Microsoft, with a decade of experience. He plays a pivotal role in managing the Modern Workplace portfolio for US Enterprise non-profit and IGO accounts, focusing on sales and consumption strategies for Surface Devices, Office 365, EMS, and Windows Enterprise. As part of the Tech for Social Impact team within Microsoft Philanthropies, Dan is dedicated to empowering non-profits to leverage technology effectively, enhancing their ability to serve more beneficiaries and magnify their impact.
Matthew Case | Consulting Director, Customer Experience | HSO
Matthew has spent thousands of hours with thousands of users for over a decade in the CRM software space. In addition to volunteering personally, he has worked professionally with non-profits to help drive their digital transformations. In these engagements, he seeks to forward the organization's mission while improving the digital experience for the constituents and employees.
Maxwell Wendorff | Senior Consultant, Power Platform | HSO
Maxwell is a seasoned Senior Consultant with over four years of experience specializing in the Microsoft Power Platform. His expertise spans a range of projects, showcasing his adaptability and commitment to meeting diverse client needs. Maxwell's background includes roles at both mid and senior levels, equipping him with a deep understanding of the Power Platform ecosystem, including Canvas apps, SharePoint, Dataverse, and Azure. His versatile skill set enables him to deliver successful outcomes across various project scopes.
David Kulis | Power Platform Specialist | HSO
David, a graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, quickly embarked on his professional journey at HSO, diving into the vibrant world of the Microsoft Power Platform. Utilizing his solid technical foundation, David has actively engaged in diverse projects, offering valuable contributions as a developer. His keen interest lies at the confluence of technology and artificial intelligence, where he is enthusiastic about developing cutting-edge solutions that fully exploit the capabilities of AI.
Pëtra Eimiller | Senior Marketing Manager, Non-Profit | HSO
Pëtra, a Senior Marketing Manager at HSO, brings seven years of expertise in the non-profit sector. She is passionate about sharing how Microsoft technology can empower non-profits, providing them with the tools to advance their missions more effectively.
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