Shane Feldman believes community is the answer to every question and the solution to every problem. Having researched community leadership in 30 countries, Feldman has uncovered universal strategies for building engaged communities. Today, he helps leading organizations, including Fortune 500s, optimize team culture and leadership for increased talent and client retention. Through his customizable, high-energy keynotes, Feldman shows audiences how to cultivate community-centred workplaces that enable individuals and teams to perform at their highest levels.
In this digital age of distraction and disconnection, leaders are facing a community crisis spanning all generations. Feldman’s “Leadership Passport” framework helps counteract this crisis by equipping leaders with the strategies needed to cultivate community, build better relationships, and increase engagement across organizations. He has worked with such dynamic brands as Disney, YPO, Google, TD Bank, Shopify, and Kaiser Permanente.
A serial entrepreneur, Feldman 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 through service.
Named one of North America’s Top 40 Under 40 LGBTQ2+ Leaders, Feldman has been recognized by the White House, the Prime Minister of Canada, and the United Nations for his accomplishments in community leadership. He has also been featured in top media outlets including Oprah, Larry King, Dr. Oz, Forbes, and People magazine. Feldman is also the subject of a documentary TV series from A&E, which followed his community building work.