About the Show
On this CEO Exclusive we discuss faith based media with David Henriksen and Adrion Porter from Giving Company.
About Giving Company
David Henriksen joined Giving Company in March of 2015 as President and CEO. Giving Company is a global faith and family media network serving millions of people around the world. As a non-profit, Giving Company is committed to supporting vulnerable children in some of the world’s toughest places. Prior to joining Giving Company, he was the President and CEO of Nextech Systems in Tampa, FL – a private equity backed software company providing clinical and mobile solutions for elective healthcare.
Prior to NexTech, he spent nearly fifteen years as a senior executive in Healthcare Information Technology – including President of the Healthcare Information Solutions business at Carestream Health, Senior Vice President/General Manager at McKesson Corporation, and VP/GM at General Electric Healthcare.
David earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and holds an MBA from the J.L.Kellogg School of Management with concentrations in Marketing, Finance, and International Business. David also served for 16 years on the Board of Directors at the Willow Creek Association. He has also held Board positions at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Technology Association of Georgia, and NexTech Systems.
David has been married to his wife Rhonda for 25 years and has two children – Caroline (20) and Andrew (17). They live in Milton, GA and attend North Point Church. David enjoys golf, tennis, watersports, and rooting for the Georgia Bulldogs!
With 20+ years’ experience working for some of the world’s preeminent brands, Adrion Porter is a brand strategist, speaker, podcaster, former tech/media CMO, and mid-career mentor.
Adrion is the Founder and CEO of AP & Company, a modern-day brand development and personal growth advisory firm that helps leaders, professionals, and organizations build POWERFUL brands, so they can create massive value in the marketplace..
As the leading voice and champion for Generation X, Adrion is also the founder and host of the popular podcast Gen X Amplified.
Recently, Adrion served as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Giving Company, a global faith and family media network. Giving Company is the parent company for a family of brands including: iDisciple, Christian Cinema, Family Christian, and Dove.org.
At Giving Company, Adrion oversaw brand development, marketing, and product management initiatives. Upon joining the tech andmedia startup, Adrion and his team were instrumental in leading several major milestones for the company, including helping theiDisciple app reach over 1 million users, leading a brand and UX/UI refresh, and launching the company’s first ever podcast.
Adrion holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Memphis. He currently lives in Atlanta with his wife Tracy, their son Kameron, and daughter Kaelyn.
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