Shelly Kurtz

Founder and Principal of Eagle Pointe Advisors

Shelly Kurtz is the Founder and Principal of Eagle Pointe Advisors, supporting
philanthropies, nonprofits, and social impact organizations as a strategic CXO.
Kurtz co-founded Giving Tech Labs, an innovation center for Technology for the Public
Interest (Tech4PI),, a market intelligence platform for social innovation
organized by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and VidaNyx, a digital
evidence SaaS platform. Recipient of over 50 industry awards, Shelly has led over 200
global campaigns in tech, media, social impact, and entertainment. She is an
experienced Sales & Marketing Executive for Tech Startups and Fortune 500
companies, including NBCUniversal, Comcast, Make.TV (acquired by LTN Global),
Giving Compass and VidaNyx. Her last venture was recognized by Fast Company as a
World Changing Idea. She is on the board of directors of VidaNyx, Inc., a company
she co-founded in 2018 to protect child survivors of abuse. Today, it is the leading
digital evidence management system in use by 11,000 government and nonprofit
agencies across the US protecting over 200,000 survivors. Since 2021, Shelly has been
an advisor to Concordia, a nonpartisan nonprofit convener focused on building social
impact partnerships. Shelly is also an advisor to solo entrepreneurs, start-up
ventures and impact organizations, while supporting women and young people with
career coaching and mentorship. She is currently writing a book on the tech for good
movement and social impact innovation to debut in 2024. The daughter of a Cuban
immigrant, Kurtz is a first-generation college graduate and received her degree from
Pacific Lutheran University. Kurtz lives in Gig Harbor, WA, with her husband, two
children, and an English Cream golden retriever.