Adam Starkman

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships

As Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Adam Starkman leads a highly collaborative team whose mission is to raise funds for child health by establishing and enhancing integrated partnerships between SickKids Foundation and its corporate partners. Through this work, SickKids Foundation is able to provide measurable value to its partners, and demonstrate the impact of their engagement on The Hospital for Sick Children.

Adam has spent his career in the charitable sector. In his more than 12 years at SickKids Foundation, he has held progressively senior roles on both the Corporate Partnerships and Major Gifts teams. He has developed and led multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns, and worked with some of Toronto’s leading philanthropists and Canada’s most successful companies to achieve their philanthropic goals.

While at SickKids Adam achieved a masters degree in Strategic Foresight and Innovation from OCAD University. As a result he has developed expertise in using human centred design and service design methodologies to create an optimal experience for donors and partners.

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Mon, Sept 23

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Wed, Sept 25

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Thurs, Sept 26

02:55pm

02:55pm - 03:10pm

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SickKids VS Apathy: Creating Immersive Experiences That Drive Action with Adam Starkman and Kate Torrance of SickKids Foundation

The challenge for any charity is to effectively attract donors, demonstrate a real need, and inspire action. SickKids is winning the fight against donor apathy by leveraging strategic corporate partnerships and new technology to connect people to the cause in disruptive and unexpected ways. Join us as we walk through a few examples of how we jolt those potential donors sitting on the sidelines of our fight and inspire them to give generously.

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