Hi, I'm Dan Shaikh!
Entrepreneur | Event Producer | Systems Strategist

I can help you be seen and heard while SCALING YOUR IMPACT

I'm passionate about helping heart-centered entrepreneurs, coaches, and authors launch their speaking careers. I'm one of the Co-Founders of Speaker Slam®, a Speaker Development Agency that helps speakers build their brand using speaking and video. We're best known for being the creator's of North America's Largest Inspirational Speaking Competition

Message me to see how we can work together.


About Me

Dan is best known for being the host and producer of North America’s Largest Inspirational Speaking Competition where speakers compete year-round for cash and prizes worth over $10,000 and a chance to compete in the finals at the Grand Slam and be crowned the next Inspirational Speaker of the Year.


He is the visionary behind multi-angle speeches at Speaker Slam. He personally edited and produced over 500 speeches. He partnered with dozens of viral media companies such as Goalcast, Jay Shetty, Power of Positivity, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and many more to have his speakers featured globally and accrue over 500 million views across social media. His work catapulted Speaker Slam speakers to new heights landing book deals, documentaries, paid speaking opportunities, and press.


He has produced over 60 events with hundreds of attendees and given over 1000 speakers a platform to share their messages of inspiration. He is passionate about changing the narrative, dispelling stigma all the while highlighting positive representations, strengths, and diversity. His events have helped raise over $10,000 for various charities and have been featured in the media on Global News, CBC Radio, and CTV News.


A graduate of Ryerson University, Dan majored in Information Technology Management. Before starting his own business, he worked as a business analyst for 8 years serving large corporations such as RBC & IBM specializing in implementing Learning Management Systems.



How Can I Help You?

These are my specialties:

Event Production

I have produced over 60 live events across the GTA in various venues and helped over 500 speakers reach 500 million people in-person and online. I have produced over 20 virtual events for Speaker Slam and Amplifying Voices. I have hosted and produced 3 hybrid events where we live-streamed to an audience at home and audiences in the theatre.

Speaker Video Development

I’m the visionary behind multi-angle speeches at Speaker Slam. I have managed videography teams to help capture the speakers powerfully. I’m passionate about getting the best possible footage for our speakers. I have personally edited over 500 multi-angle speeches and know what makes speakers look good on stage

System Implementation

I have a tech background working in corporate for 8 years as a business analyst for the likes of RBC, IBM and Robinson Solution. I specialized in implementing Learning Management Systems. Since transitioning to becoming an entrepreneur, I have built the backend of Speaker Slam & Emerging Speakers since 2016.