/// Paull Young, Director of Digital at charity: water
Paull Young is Director of Digital at charity: water, a non-profit devoted to bringing clean and safe drinking water to the 800 million people without. Frequently nominated as one of the leading digital non-profits, charity: water was the first non-profit to have 1 million Twitter followers and has 75% of its fundraising come through digital channels. In just 6 years, charity: water has provided clean and safe drinking water to over 3 million people and raised over $90 million.
Paull’s leadership of charity: water’s digital strategy has seen him recognized by the Australian Trade Commission as one of the ‘Global 50′ influential Australian expatriates, by the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation as an industry ‘Rising Star’ and is twice a finalist in the Care2 Impact Prize.
Paull formerly was Senior Account Director with social media agency Converseon, where he led award winning campaigns for Fortune 500 clients such as Graco, Kohler, Telstra, New York Times and Cisco.
Paull moved to New York from Sydney in 2007 as a well known PR and Marketing blogger and commentator. His work has been featured on FOX News, Wall St Journal, Sydney Morning Herald, CNN and the Australian Financial Review. You can follow Paull on Twitter @paullyoung.