Shane Feldman: Biography highlights
Through his firsthand experiences travelling the globe and spearheading the world’s largest millennial-led movement, COUNT ME IN, Shane Feldman has decoded frameworks that enable individuals and teams to connect more authentically and perform at their highest levels.
Full biography of Shane Feldman
Shane Feldman’s background
Having researched community leadership and human behavior in over 25 countries, Shane has uncovered universal strategies that make teams click and businesses thrive.
Since its founding in 2011, 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.
Shane has been featured by Larry King, Dr. Oz, Forbes, People Magazine, and he is the subject of a documentary TV series from A&E.
He has worked with some of the world’s most dynamic companies including Google, Microsoft, and Disney, and been recognized by The White House, The Prime Minister of Canada and The United Nations for his achievements in community leadership.
Shane started COUNT ME IN in 2008 as a high school project. 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.
Watch Shane in action
South Brunswick Schools
Shane's speech has left a lasting impression, and our team continues to receive positive feedback from attendees. He recognized the nuances that were important to the audience, and creatively incorporated our conference themes into his talk.'
'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.'
Axiom Mortgage Solutions
'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.'
NJ Board of Education
'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.'
'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.'
'Shane Feldman kicked off our event perfectly! His energy was contagious, and his stories were captivating. The D4G Conference at Facebook would not have been the same without Shane, and we're grateful he was able to be part of the event. His message inspired the entire audience to think bigger and attendees left feeling hopeful, energized, and ready to take action. A joy to work with, Shane is humble, kind and inspiring on stage and off.'
'Shane was very inspiring, and left us with a very clear call to action.'
Casino Amusements Canada
'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.'
York Regional Police
'Shane was personable, relatable and inspiring. By inviting an individual with Shane's stature and notoriety to present at our summits, we succeeded in inducing a higher attendance and reputation for our events.'
'Shane's presentation was very inspiring, and it left us with a very clear call to action - that changing the world can happen on a daily basis with small acts of kindness and compassion.'
Shane's speaking topics
Leadership Passport: Attracting, Empowering and Retaining a High-Performing Team
Having researched community leadership and human behavior in over 20 countries, Shane has uncovered universal strategies that make teams click and businesses thrive. In this captivating and actionable talk, Shane Feldman 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.
Through engaging stories of remote African villages, bustling Asian cities and quaint European towns, Shane’s dynamic talk demonstrates simple shifts to become a stronger, more inclusive leader. Motivational and actionable, Shane’s presentations are customized to fit the audience and objectives of each event.
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, famed entrepreneur Shane Feldman 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 the world’s largest millennial-led movement, 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.
This customized session gives audiences key takeaways to:
- 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 geniune 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 Feldman 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, Shane 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.
This customized session gives audiences key takeaways to:
- Become more persistent, courageous and resilientBuild the community that
- will thrive through change and uncertainty
- Uncover the why behind your work, promoting authenticity
- Uncover a sustainable growth mindset