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Shawn Kanungo

Author of Dangerous Ones (McGraw-Hill)

Disruption Strategist and Keynote Speaker

Shawn Kanungo is a globally recognized innovation strategist. He previously spent 12 years at Deloitte working closely with leaders to better plan for the opportunities associated with disruptive innovation. Shawn is a Partner with Queen & Rook, where he advises leading organizations and executives on disruptive trends, and actively invests in early-stage ventures.

His work and interviews have been featured in The Globe & Mail, The Guardian, CBC, and CTV. He has been recognized as Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. In 2018, he was named to Inc’s “100 Most Innovative Leadership Speakers”. In 2021, he was named in Forbes as the “Best Virtual Keynote Speaker I’ve Ever Seen”. Shawn’s content on innovation has garnered millions of views, respectively across LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube & Facebook. His book, The Bold Ones: Innovate and Disrupt to Become Truly Indispensable, released in 2022 with McGraw-Hill.