Andrew Gossen speaks with GiveGab CEO, Charlie Mulligan about the intersection of digital media and volunteerism. Cornell University recently launched an online volunteer management platform, CUVolunteer, with GiveGab. Tune in to learn about using digital means to connect people to traditional volunteer roles. You’ll also hear ideas for exclusively digital volunteer roles, including online fundraisers.


Episode Host

Andrew Gossen

Andrew Gossen

Andrew is a social media strategist/social anthropologist with a strong alumni relations background who is interested in the intersection between community, communication, and technology. His goal is to capitalize on the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, mobile and social, to advance organizational goals by enhancing connectedness and engagement between constituents and organizations, as well as among the constituents themselves. Andrew has a strong track record of recognizing emerging opportunities, mobilizing support for pilot projects and integrating successful experiments into organizational structure and strategy.


Charlie Mulligan

Charlie Mulligan is co-founder and CEO of GiveGab, based in Ithaca, NY. He has served as the Chairman of the GiveGab board of directors since it was formed in March, 2013.  He has 20+ years experience in entrepreneurship, leadership, technology and sales and has spoken internationally on volunteering, volunteer motivation and entrepreneurship.  As both an active volunteer and volunteer manager, Mulligan understands the challenges and interactions of volunteers, nonprofit groups, businesses and schools.  He founded GiveGab as a means to help volunteers and organizations connect, engage, achieve and celebrate in a fun and effective online environment.

GiveGab is Mulligan’s 2nd startup and 3rd time running a growing organization.  Charlie has a BA in Business/Marketing from Penn State and an MBA from Cornell.