Boris Kievsky is a nonprofit digital strategist, storyteller and entrepreneur
As the Chief Storyteller and Nerd for Good at dotOrgStrategy, Boris loves to combine his passions for technology, storytelling, and making a positive difference in the world.
Discovering the communicative power of technology at a young age, Boris began programming and working with early online computer networks (BBSes) from elementary school through his first years in college. Desiring to make a more direct and personal impact, he switched focus to entertainment, where he discovered the power of storytelling to change lives. Boris earned BFA and Post Grad degrees in Theatre, then pursued acting, writing and directing for stage and screen in New York and Los Angeles.
Since 2011, Boris has been helping nonprofits increase their impact locally and globally through effective use of storytelling across digital media including websites, social media, email, video, advertising and crowdfunding. Boris launched dotOrgStrategy as a platform for sharing knowledge, strategies and resources that help nonprofits effectively leverage technology to achieve and expand their missions, without over-stretching their resources.
Organizations that Boris has worked with include
UJA Federation, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, New York City Children’s Theater, The Milken Family Foundation, The Milken Archive of Jewish Music, National Obesity Foundation, Genesis Philanthropy Group, The Good People Fund, UCLA MAJE, Magen Yeladim Child Safety Institute, Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, Masa Israel, JCRC Boston, CJP and many others. Boris also serves on the Advisory Boards of jGirls Magazine and Jewcer Community Funding.
Boris loves to teach, and has been a guest lecturer at American Jewish University (AJU), Milken Community School, Candid, UJA Federation and numerous conferences.