Shannon Schuyler

Past Speaker

Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, and Corporate Responsibility Leader, PwC; President, PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.


Shannon Schuyler is a Principal and PwC Americas’ Chief Purpose Officer and Corporate Responsibility (CR) Leader. She also serves as a member of PwC’s Global CR Board and is the President of the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

In her role as PwC’s first Chief Purpose Officer, Shannon is breaking ground as an executive responsible for infusing Purpose into core business strategy at a Fortune 500 company. As the firm’s CR Leader, she designs and implements social and environmental programs that are scalable and aligned with PwC’s Purpose and strategic business priorities.

A recognized CR leader, Shannon keynoted at the Social Innovation Summit, and has spoken at the UN General Assembly and participated in G20 meetings, the WE First Brand Summit, and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation.  She has also participated in The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) events talking about the state of financial literacy nationally and globally.

Shannon is a Chicago resident, mother of a 2-year-old son and enthusiastic Michigan grad (Go Blue) who serves on the board of numerous charitable organizations including The National Environmental Education Foundation and Leadership Greater Chicago.

As a managing editor for Huffington Post’s What’s Working Initiative, Shannon pens thought leadership on Purpose and CR, which can be found here. Follow Shannon on Twitter at @ShannonSchuyler.

Session: Purpose + Profit


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