Shannon Schuyler

Chief Purpose Officer, PwC

Shannon Schuyler Principal – Chief Purpose Officer, Responsible Business Leader at PwC and President of the PwC, Charitable Foundation, Inc. Shannon Schuyler is a Principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) and serves as the firm's Chief Purpose Officer and Responsible Business Leader. She is also the President of the PwC CharitableFoundation, Inc. A strong voice in the global business community, Shannon is working to infuse Purpose into PwC’s core business strategy by elevating the global conversation on building trust, collaboration and acting with intention and meaning in every practice, service offering and engagement. She serves as a managing editor of Huffington Post's What's Working initiative and is helping to redefine the role of Purpose as a critical vehicle for driving organizational performance. Shannon is a highly accomplished and sought-after advisor and speaker with a deep understanding of Purpose, social innovation, sustainability, youth education, financial literacy, employee engagement and cross- sector collaborations. With a longstanding commitment to civic and community engagement, she is a board member of numerous charitable organizations, including The HistoryMakers Foundation; the National Environmental Education Foundation; Leadership Greater Chicago; and the Lincoln Park Zoo. Shannon is widely recognized in her field as a dynamic change agent. Fast Company included her on its Most Creative People in Business 2016 list; The Executives' Club of Chicago honored her as the 2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year; Foreign Policy distinguished her as a 2015 Leading Global Thinker; Leadership Greater Chicago named her its 2015 “Distinguished Fellow”; Chicago Business Journal named her a 2015 “Women of Influence”; and Womenetics named her a POW! “Women of the Year” recipient.


Sessions

Purpose can be powerful, palatable, and transformative if we understand its true meaning on a multitude of levels -- individual, collective, systemic -- and how to activate it in a unified manner More