Shaun Frankson

Co-Founder

Shaun Frankson’s Bio

 

Shaun Frankson is the co-founder of Plastic Bank, a social enterprise that makes plastic waste a currency to STOP Ocean plastic while reducing global poverty. Plastic Bank provides a universal income for the world’s poor that is earned through Social Plastic recycling programs.

 

Shaun is a digital strategist and proudly empowers others to create a life of purpose. He is the project lead on a game changing Blockchain recycling platform and created the brand strategies to introduce Social Plastic® to the world, resulting in over 300 media features and a multi-million person movement. Plastic Bank is now enrolling the word to contribute while working with some of the largest organizations on the planet to help stop Ocean plastic.

 

Shaun’s ability to strategize has taken him all over the world. He was named an Ashoka Emerging Innovator, an IBM Champion and, along with David Katz, received the Sustainia Community Award at COP21 and the United Nations Momentum for Change Award at COP23. Shaun is a social good spokesman and performed a 2017 TEDx Talk on saving the planet through responsible consumerism. He has made appearances in the award-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean, the reality TV show Dragons’ Den, a Las Vegas billboard and countless news interviews.

 

Speaking Highlights Since 2017

 

Sep 2018      Sweden              We Connection

Aug 2018      Vancouver         Probus Vancouver

Aug 2018      Switzerland      Klosters Forum

Jul 2018       France               OECD Conference

Jun 2018      Vancouver         GLOBE Conference

Jun 2018      Vancouver         Plaza of Nations

Jun 2018      Vancouver         St George School

Apr 2018       Colorado          Blockchain Summit

Mar 2018      Vancouver        BCIT

Feb 2018       Las Vegas        IBM THINK

Feb 2018       Boston             Harvard University

Feb 2018       Ontario             Queens University

Sep 2017       LA                     Open Source Summit

Jul 2017        New York         Mashable’s Blockchain

May 2017      Amsterdam     Ocean Film Tour 

May 2017      Berlin               Ocean Film Tour

May 2017      Bremen            Ocean Film Tour

May 2017      Hamburg          Ocean Film Tour

Apr 2017       France              IBM Blockchain Summit

Mar 2017      Vancouver        TEDx

Feb 2017       Las Vegas        IBM Interconnect

 

Current Speaking Themes

 

  • Plastic Bank: Making plastic waste a currency to stop Ocean plastic.
  • Why I am optimistic about the future of the planet.
  • Creating a global movement: How to strategize the s#!t out of it.
  • Blockchain made simple.
  • 10 Questions to create a fulfilling life of purpose.

Contact Shaun Frankson for speaking engagements or interviews.

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