Shane Feldman believes community is the answer to every question and the solution to every problem. While researching community leadership in 30 different countries, Shane has uncovered universal strategies for building engaged communities. He helps leading organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, optimize team culture and leadership for increased talent and client retention. With his dynamic, high-energy persona, Shane draws attention to all of his exciting projects, such as with Microsoft, T-Mobile, and Ontario Gaming.
A serial entrepreneur, Shane is the founder of Count Me In, the world-renowned social entrepreneurship incubator. Since launching in 2011, it has grown into a global community of 10 million next-gen leaders from more than 100 countries. It has also initiated more than 30,000 ventures worldwide, contributing a value of over $2.6 billion to the global economy.
Shane has been named one of North America’s Top 40 Under 40 LGBTQ2+ Leaders. He has been recognized by the White House, the Prime Minister of Canada, and the United Nations for his accomplishments in community leadership. Throughout the years, he has worked with brands such as Disney, YPO, Google, TD Bank, Shopify, and Kaiser Permanente. He has also been featured in top media outlets including Oprah, Larry King, Forbes, and People magazine. Shane is also the subject of a documentary TV series from A&E, which follows his community building work.
Shane loves travelling, and is also interested in finance and technology; he is a venture partner invested in several tech startups. He currently lives in Toronto.