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April Chapman

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April worked in the technology industry for 20 years including a tenure at Microsoft, managing teams responsible for early MSN Internet properties and orchestrating key partnerships. Prior to Microsoft, she developed groundbreaking software products in areas such as remotely piloted aircraft and manufacturing control systems and she taught nationally on software technologies. April left Microsoft to start a consulting firm to advise non-profits on Internet strategy. She is now working with local, national and international Christian-led organizations to help maximize their economic, social and spiritual impact. She will gladly engage on the topics of innovation, the power of generosity, or the importance of influence, identity or happy marriages! April is Co-Chair of the World Vision Innovation Fund and serves on several boards including Praxis, Impact Foundation, Generous Giving, Solomon’s Fund and the National Christian Foundation-Northwest. She and her husband, Craig, have boy/girl twins and love the challenge of balancing home life with the call to serve. April holds an Oxford Diploma in Strategy & Innovation and a BS in Computer Science from UC, Irvine.