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Dave Wilkin

Founder, Ten Thousand Coffees

Dave Wilkin is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for connecting youth with global brands to unlock new and meaningful opportunities. Wilkin has been recognized for his entrepreneurial achievements and award-winning campaigns for the last decade through his work as a student, with Redwood Strategic and most recently Ten Thousand Coffees - the world’s first youth movement connecting the leaders of today with the leaders of tomorrow. He’s the recipient of Profit Guide’s 2012 FuEL Award, Strategy’s Gold Shopper Innovation Award and two-time recipient of Marketing Magazine’s Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30. As co-chair of the Cannes Lions Young Marketers jury and active board member for organizations that span across the marketing, communications and non-profit industries, Wilkin is dedicated to improving and developing innovative new ways for global organizations to better connect with upcoming generations.
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How a Conversation Over Coffee Could Change Your Life

We're bringing the traditional model of mentorship into the 21st century. In five years, 50 per cent of the workforce will be made up millenials. The scary thing? There is a big disconnect between the generation that created social media and those at the top running the companies. At least until now.
01/28/2014 05:28 EST