Shawn Kanungo

Shawn is a strategist who operates at the intersection of creativity, business and technology. After 12 years at Deloitte, he has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space. Shawn’s mandate at the firm was to help corporate executives 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 closely 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 one of 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 found on iTunes and Stitcher.