Shane Feldman | Leadership Speaker, Founder & CEO of Count Me In, Helping leaders build better relationships and create engaged communities

Shane Feldman

Leadership Speaker, Founder & CEO of Count Me In, Helping leaders build better relationships and create engaged communities

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Shane Feldman

Shane Feldman believes community is the answer to every question, and the solution to every problem. Recognized by The White House, Prime Minister of Canada, and United Nations for his achievements in community leadership, Shane Feldman helps leading brands optimize team culture, leadership, engagement and retention. Shane is the founder of COUNT ME IN, the world-renowned social entrepreneurship incubator and community of 10.2M people across 104 countries. Started as a small project out of Shane's high school locker, over the past 10 years COUNT ME IN has launched more than 30,000 ventures worldwide, contributing a value of over $2.6 billion to the global economy through service. Having researched community leadership and human behavior in over 25 countries, 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 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.

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AI Passport
Elevating Relationships and Retention in this New World of Work

Quite often, the difference between success and failure in business comes down to our relationships.


In this new, high-energy keynote, perfect as an opening plenary, serial-entrepreneur Shane Feldman provides simple, actionable strategies to increase employee engagement and client retention in this new world of work.


Recognized by the White House and UN for his achievements in community leadership, Shane helps teams increase resilience, trust, and loyalty in an ever changing environment, leveraging AI as a tool to bolster relationships rather than squandering them.


Whether you’re grappling with hybrid models, flexible work arrangements, service challenges or restructuring, Shane’s “AI Passport” framework will help you embrace the power of AI and other technologies, while continuing to strengthen the trust and connection that makes work human-centric, and talent irreplaceable.


Having researched community leadership and human behavior on the ground across 100 cities, towns and villages, spanning 6 continents, Shane Feldman will take your audience on a journey, sharing unforgettable case studies from his travels. Every keynote is customized, but audience favorites include stories from his research in Albania , China, Ghana, France, South Africa, Vietnam and Spain.


With actionable takeaways to increase engagement and retention, both internally and externally, this session is perfect for leadership, sales, and management audiences.


Shane will customize this session to fit your event. Learning outcomes often include: 


• Build stronger relationships with anyone, anywhere 

• Lead a team that will thrive through change and uncertainty 

• Leverage AI as a tool instead of viewing it as a threat

• Uncover the why behind your work, promoting authenticity 

• Embody a sustainable growth mindset

• Understand the ethics of AI when it comes to relationship building


"Shane’s research and frameworks provided our members with new energy, perspective and strategy. He helped us rethink how we’re showing up as leaders and community builders in this new world of work. Captivating and actionable. No wonder he was the highest rated speaker!"


-Brandon Green, YPO

Future-Proof Passport
Driving Connection and Collaboration in This New World

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 resilient

- Build the community that will thrive through change and uncertainty

- Uncover the why behind your work, promoting authenticity

- Uncover a sustainable growth mindset

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 that 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 traveling 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 genuine relationships and connections with customers that transcend evolving tech and trends

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