May 2020 PubTalk: Kirk Richardson on Sustainability

PubTalk Keynote speaker

May 2020 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Kirk Richardson

Kirk Richardson, Former President & Current Senior Advisor, KEEN Footwear

Importance of Sustainable Practises

Experience the May 2020 Central Oregon PubTalk keynote speech given by, Kirk Richardson. Kirk dives into why companies need to pursue sustainable business practices as well as why it is important to gain a reputation as a value-led brand.

Check out the full event to hear pitches and updates from local companies and start-ups. Click here to see pitching company Nota, an update from Rupie, and of course our keynote Kirk Richardson.

2020 PubTalk Keynote Kirk Robinson

About Kirk

Kirk serves as the Senior Advisor to KEEN Footwear in Portland, lives in Sisters and specializes in Supply Chain Sustainability and Business Leadership. Over his 40 year career in the athletic and outdoor industries, Kirk has held leadership positions at Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Mountain Hardwear, Specialized Bicycles, and KEEN. His keynote will focus on why companies need to embrace sustainable business practices while striving to earn a reputation as a values-led brand.

PubTalk Company lineup 

2020 PubTalk Company Update Rupie

Pitching Company: Rupie

Founder & CEO Austin Anderson

The video game industry has understandably had a huge increase in use in the last few months. Rupie is a community-focused, talent-job matching platform for building video games. Whether you are an individual or a full studio, Rupie connects you to vetted talent and gigs, facilitates project negotiation and coordination while handling all the back office legwork so you can focus on doing what you do best: creating incredible game experiences.

2020 PubTalk Pitching Company NOTA

Pitching Company: Nota

Co-Founder & CEO Brian Wald

Have you ever listened to a podcast, heard something interesting, and then had to stop what you’re doing to take a note? Nota updates the podcast user experience in a new, smarter, visually enhanced way. The platform consists of a mobile app that lets listeners see, save and share noteworthy items from their favorite podcasts, while enabling podcast hosts to manage, measure and monetize their content.

About PubTalk

EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk, held the fourth Thursday of the month, is a happy hour aimed at bringing together different facets of the business community in one place to network, share ideas, and further local businesses.

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