Shawn is an international leadership and team-building consultant, professional speaker, bestselling author and Ironman competitor. Shawn has a bachelor’s degree in experiential education and a master’s degree in leadership. Driven by a love for education, adventure and leadership, he devoted 15 years to leading teams on wilderness expeditions around the world into some of the harshest environments. Most recently, he has spent eight years consulting with corporations on leadership and team leadership development. His first book, Teams on the Edge: Stories & Lessons from Wilderness Expeditions, released in 2013, was an instant bestseller and won a bronze medal in the Global Ebook Awards. In 2013, Shawn was inducted into the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s College of Fellows.