Gregg Hawn – Technology Professional

Gregg Hawn is a technology professional based in Washington, D.C.  Gregg Hawn has over a decade of experience advising Fortune 500 corporations, contractors and technology companies with respect to the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of domestic and international commercial and public sector technology, software, cloud, infrastructure and operations contracts, task orders, amendments, master agreements, teaming agreements, NDAs and RFx related documentation.

Gregg Hawn has helped companies implement contracting and compliance best practices; including development and implementation of contracting procedures, codes of conduct, FCPA and export control policies and vendor and employee training. Mr. Hawn also advises technology companies on Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS), procurement regulations and related matters.

Gregg Hawn supports charitable and community initiatives, including the National Capital Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and technology centric charities, such as TechSoup, Technology Trust, and One Laptop Per Child.

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7 Technology Charities Worth Watching

1. TechSoup

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TechSoup Global, formerly CompuMentor, is a nonprofit international network of non-governmental organizations founded in 1987 that provides technical support and technological tools to other nonprofits. TechSoup connects nonprofits, foundations, and other similar organizations with tech products, services, and learning resources. Almost 300,000 organizations have received hardware and software donations from TechSoup’s donor partners.

2. One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)

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OLPC’s mission is to empower the world’s poorest children through education. OLPC aims to provide each child with a low-cost, low-power, connected laptop. OLPC has designed hardware, content and software for collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning. OLPC provides children access to tools that promote engagement in their own education, learning, sharing, and connection to each other, to the world and to a brighter future.

3. Technology for All

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Technology for All’s mission is to empowers low-income, underserved and vulnerable persons through the tools of technology. Technology for All does this by partnering with local community based organizations, educational institutions, corporations, foundations, technology providers and the public sector to provide computer access and training.

 4. Technology Trust

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Formerly Charity Technology Trust (CTT), Technology Trust’s mission is to help good causes use technology to achieve even more – for less money. Technology Trust help charities, social enterprises and non-profits access donated software, email marketing and other digital services. Technology Trust has worked with over 22,000 charities.

 5. Byte Back

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Byte Back is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. which works with local organizations to provide computer access and career ladder computer training to underemployed and unemployed adults. Byte Back’s mission is to improve economic opportunity by providing computer training and career preparation to underserved Washington, DC residents.

 6. Code for America

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Code for America is a national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century. Code for America organizes a network of people who build technology to further local governments’ priorities of creating healthy, prosperous, and safe communities. Code for America partners with state, county, and city governments to redesign public services in key areas that have high impact for communities. Code for America turns challenges into opportunities to not only serve communities better, but transform how governments think about technology. 85% of Code for America expenses are dedicated to programs.

 7. Mouse

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Mouse is a national youth development nonprofit that believes in technology as a force for good. Mouse empowers all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our world. Mouse is committed to creating more diversity and opening opportunities for students from underserved communities across the country.

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For more information, visit Gregg Hawn at Angel List, Findlaw, Martindale.

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