May 24, 2016
Kenny Kane has been coding since the age 13 and began his career as a pharmacy technician at the age of 15.
Kenny is COO and Cofounder of StupidCancer.org where he oversees eCommerce, content curation,and much more. He has also helped develop corporate relationships such as Siemens, General Motors, Seattle Genetics and many more.
Working in the nonprofit space isn’t for everyone. It comes with its own set of unique challenges, but it also can be tremendously rewarding. Kenny shares some of the ups and downs of the business, offering valuable insight into how he managed to grow the Stupid Cancer eCommerce business so effectively.
Kenny gives his top tips for fellow eCommerce professionals - offering tactical ideas that can truly transform your business. His main tip? Find the intersection of minimum orders and profit. Kenny also discusses the value of finding ways to improve efficiency by automating wherever possible.
Jeremy asks about the proudest moments of Kenny’s experience with Stupid Cancer. Kenny gives insight into the pride he feels in seeing people posting pictures of their shirts and the difference it makes in their lives. He talks about how rewarding it is to be a part of helping them come to terms with their cancer diagnosis.
In closing, Kenny discusses what it was like to be named Nonprofiteer of the year by the NYC chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. He also talks about his role in YNPN today and why he’s passionate about the work they do.