Shawn Kanungo works at the intersection of creativity, business, and technology. A globally recognized innovation strategist, consultant, and bestselling author, Shawn has led complex projects incorporating artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, behavioural economics, Web3, and more. Whether presenting high-energy keynotes and workshops, or partnering with brands on digital and social content, Shawn seamlessly distills complex ideas in a way that everyone can understand.
Shawn spent 12 years at Deloitte working closely with leaders to help them better plan for the opportunities associated with disruptive innovation, and today is a partner with Queen & Rook, where he advises leading organizations and executives on disruptive trends and invests in early-stage ventures.
In his bestselling book, The Bold Ones: Innovate and Disrupt to Become Truly Indispensable, Shawn shows individuals how to push their careers and companies forward through innovation, describing where to start, and what to do. His work has been featured in The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, and on the CBC, and CTV. He’s been recognized by Edify Magazine as one of their “Top 40 Under 40” and the “best virtual keynote speaker I’ve ever seen” by Forbes in 2021.
A prolific creator, Shawn’s content on innovation has garnered millions of views across LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube, and Facebook.