In Episode 45 of the CXO2 Minute, Wayne shares his recent experience participating in the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) and encourages others in the C-suite to support programs like this as well.
This episode of the CXO2 Minute is sponsored by Community Summit North America, the largest independent gathering of the Microsoft Business Applications ecosystem taking place October 10-13 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida. With 500+ Dynamics 365 & Power Platform sessions and over 300 speakers, this event is a must-attend for Microsoft customers. Go to summitna.com for more details.
00:07 — This episode’s sponsor is Community Summit North America, a live event to be held October 10-13 in Orlando, Florida.
01:02 — Wayne introduces the Prison Entrepreneurship Program that he recently participated in. The program’s volunteers, who are from the community, support offenders wanting to turn their lives around.
01:47 — During the meeting at the prison, Wayne heard a wide variety of ideas from the 71 felon particiants.
02:08 — Those who are in prison aren’t typically aware of how the world is evolving and how technology is advancing. They also don’t have access to tools and resources to prepare them to work in various industries when they are released.
02:33 — Wayne’s message to the C-suite and board members is to “do good in the world.” He encourages others to use their personal time to support organizations that help people become productive members of society, such as PEP.
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