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Shane Feldman


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Founder & CEO of Count Me In

Shane Feldman helps audiences activate the leader within and connect more authentically with colleagues and customers to see greater engagement, satisfaction, and retention. As the Founder & CEO of Count Me In, a social entrepreneurship incubator inspiring the next generation of community minded leaders, Shane has been recognized by The White House, Prime Minister of Canada, and United Nations for his achievements in community leadership. 

Keynote Speeches

Virtual Keynotes & Webinars
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Leadership Passport: Attracting, Empowering and Retaining a High-Performing Team

In this captivating and actionable talk, Shane reveals how to cultivate a work environment centered around community, that enables individuals and teams to perform at their highest levels. Shifting common misconceptions surrounding organizational culture, Shane breaks down how to foster an inclusive work environment where teams are inspired to innovate, think creatively, and collaborate.

From his knowledge of community leadership and human behavior in over 20 countries, Shane uses engaging stories of remote African villages, bustling Asian cities and quaint European towns, to demonstrates simple shifts to become a stronger, more inclusive leader. 

Key takeaways include:

  • What it looks like to be a true community builder and to lead with authenticity
  • The difference between culture and community, and what it takes to foster unity and collaboration at all levels
  • One simple shift to ensure every voice feels valued and heard
  • Building loyalty and engagement among employees to boost performance
  • Empowering a courageous entrepreneurial mindset
  • New and effective ways of working across all levels of an organization, regardless of your role
Relationship Passport: Inspiring and Retaining Loyal Customers
In today’s digital landscape, attention is the new economy. Organizations who rise above the noise do so through authentic relationships and community building. In this talk, Shane bridges the gap between technology and relationships, giving audiences the tools to inspire customers and increase loyalty and retention.

Through his firsthand experiences travelling the world and spearheading Count Me In, Shane has uncovered the universal framework that allows certain organizations to build a community of customers who are also raving fans, followers and advocates. Break out of the constraints of old models, and learn how to use tech as an advantage to making customers an integral part of your company’s community and story.

Key takeaways include:

  • Make customers a part of your company’s story in a way that inspires and empowers
  • Put customers at the center of your company’s community by implementing pathways for them to connect in authentic ways
  • Embrace social media as an asset for growth
  • Build genuine relationships and connections with customers that transcend evolving tech and trends
Future-Proof Passport: Building and Scaling to Move Beyond Competition and Elevate Impact

In today’s unpredictable landscape, your competitive edge is collaboration. In this empowering, forward-looking talk, Shane goes beyond the hype and speculation to reveal a fundamental truth: In today’s unpredictable landscape, community and purpose are what will set you apart.

New disruptive business models, new flexible work arrangements, new tech-fueled innovation are all part of the future of work. Shifting perceptions of entrepreneurship and moving beyond tech-fueled competition, Shane helps audiences re-focus, re-connect, and elevate their impact.

Taking audiences behind the lessons learned interviewing community leaders in places ranging from Albania and China, to Ghana and France, Feldman decodes how to empower human connection, future-proof your organization, and optimize people, planet, and profit through real-world examples and clear strategies you can apply right away.

Key takeaways include:

  • Become more persistent, courageous and resilient
  • Build the community that will thrive through change and uncertainty
  • Uncover the why behind your work, promoting authenticity
  • Uncover a sustainable growth mindset

Audience reviews:

  • Shane was very inspiring, and left us with a very clear call to action. - Dubbing Operations Specialist, NETFLIX
  • Our world is craving inspired leaders and authentic relationships. Riveting and relevant, Shane Feldman has traveled the world, uncovering the universal strategies that make teams click and businesses thrive. - Director, Olympic Games
  • Shane had the ability to reach every member of our audience and convey his message. He has the gift of being able to connect. I understand why Shane is one of the most sought after and influential speakers in this field. - President and CEO, Casino Amusements Canada
  • During our National Cluster Meeting, Shane inspired over 1,200 FCCLA members, advisers, and guests. The meeting could not have been as successful without Shane’s energizing presentation. - Director of Conferences, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Shane talks about being authentic, being your true self, and looking for the good that is in you that you can share. He taught us about the upsides of the uber connected world, and brought home the message that a legacy isn’t something you leave, it is something you live. - CEO & President, Axiom Mortgage Solutions
  • One of the most impressive, authentic people I've ever met is Shane Feldman, demonstrating self-awareness more often associated with people three or four times his age. - Regular Contributor, Forbes
  • Shane’s meaningful and thought provoking words acted as catalyst for important conversations, and helped make our event more impactful. I’ve never experienced another speaker like him. Definitely worth the investment. - Staff Development, NJ Board of Education

Speaker Biography

In 2008 Shane Feldman started Count Me In as a high school project. Since then, Count Me In has initiated more than 30,000 projects worldwide, contributing a value of over $2.6 billion to the global economy through service. With an alumni network spanning 6 continents, Count Me In is now a global social entrepreneurship incubator that has impacted more than 10-million people in 104 countries.

Through his firsthand experiences travelling the globe and spearheading Count Me In, Shane has uncovered universal strategies that make teams click and businesses thrive. His inspiring sessions offer key insights, equipping corporate audiences with the tools they need to build trust and empower human connection at every touchpoint, allowing individuals and teams to connect more authentically and perform at their highest levels.

Shane’s customized and instantly implementable keynotes offer key strategies to build thriving teams and attract loyal customers. His unique approach will help you connect with coworkers and customers more effectively, and allow you to become a true community builder within your company. Shane leaves audiences with strategies to build successful relationships, and consistently cultivate compelling connections with talent and customers. 

Able to cut through the noise of this digital age of distraction and disconnection, Shane has been sought-out to work with some of the world’s most dynamic companies including Google, Microsoft, and The Walt Disney Company, and has been featured by Larry King, Dr. Oz, Forbes,  and People Magazine. He is also the subject of a documentary TV series, “Undercover High,” from A&E which follows his community building work.