Speaker Profile

Josef Kottler
Founding Partner and Creative Director / Sage Communications

Josef Kottler co-founded Sage Communications in 1998 to provide winning fundraising and direct marketing communications for nonprofit organizations, financial services companies and publishers. He is a leading expert on consumer marketing and membership retention and is credited as a pioneer of the “Voucher Hybrid” format used extensively today in subscription and donor acquisition and retention. He is a regular speaker at leading industry events including DMA nonprofit conferences and the Bridge Conference and was the creative force behind the EDF Donor Acquisition package that won the 2018 Package of the Year Award from the DMFA.