Strategy in a World of Disruption
Shawn Kanungo is a strategist who operates at the intersection of creativity, business, and technology. He has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space after 12 years of working at Deloitte. Shawn's mandate at the firm was to help corporate executives to better understand and plan for the opportunities and threats associated with disruptive innovation.
Now, as General Partner of Queen & Rook Capital, Shawn is focused on applying exponential technologies and new business models to mature businesses. He is a practitioner who has worked hand-to-hand with hundreds of organizations on their journey to digital transformation, and he has adopted the concepts of behavioural economics, user-centered design, crowdsourcing, artificial intelligence, drones, and film to help create world class client experiences.
Shawn's work and interviews have been featured in Forbes, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, CBC and CTV. In 2016, he was recognized as Avenue Magazine's "Top 40 Under 40". He spoke at TEDx in 2017, and was named to Inc's "100 Most Innovative Leadership Speakers" in 2018. His podcast, The Remix with Shawn & Wang, can be currently found on iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.
Thrive by Design: The Neuroscience that Drives High-Performance Cultures
Don Rheem is CEO of E3 Solutions, a provider of employee workplace metrics which allows organizations to build engaged, high-performance cultures. Rheem focuses on using science-backed research to consult with leaders at all levels within an organization. His passion for delivering truly outstanding improvements in business performance conveys quickly to the CEOs and key executives he works with.
A popular speaker, author, and thought-leader, Rheem lectures on employee engagement throughout North America and Europe helping thousands of CEOs understand the key drivers of exceptional workplace behavior. His recently released ForbesBooks publication, Thrive By Design: The Neuroscience That Drives High-Performance Cultures lays out the neurological underpinnings of human behavior that distinguish Don’s company from conventional leadership consulting. As a featured TEDx speaker, Don recently presented some of his most popular content in Can Work Save Our Relationships? at TEDxBYU
He has more than 30 years of experience helping organizations derive more value and impact every day. Don’s clients have included Honeywell, The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Jiffy Lube, Major League Baseball, Bank of America, The Discovery Channel, and Green Mountain Coffee. He has coached more than 30 U.S. Senators, royalty, as well as hundreds of CEOs and senior executives in the private and nonprofit sectors in a variety of industries.