Not just a CEO, a Community Champion

Leader & Entrepreneur

Shaun Tai is a young leader and entrepreneur based in Oakland, California. He is the founder and executive director of BRIDGEGOOD, a nonprofit organization that empowers underserved communities by providing access to technology, education, and resources. Tai has been recognized for his work in the community and was honored with a Jefferson Award for public service. He was also named one of the “40 Under 40” young leaders by the San Francisco Business Times. Tai has collaborated with companies such as Google, Adobe, and the Golden State Warriors to connect aspiring graphic designers with local businesses and provide opportunities for creative talent. Additionally, he has worked to combat bullying through the Peaceful Warriors Summit, which combines creativity, basketball, and compassion to help students stop the cycle of bullying. Tai has been featured in various news articles and blogs, including CBS News, BizJournals, SFGate, and Adobe’s blog.

Founder & Executive Director

Shaun Tai is a social entrepreneur and the founder/executive director of BRIDGEGOOD, a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing creative technology training and job opportunities to underrepresented communities in Oakland, California. He has received numerous accolades for his work, including being named one of the “Young Leaders 40 Under 40” by the San Francisco Business Times and receiving the Jefferson Award for Community Service. Tai has also collaborated with companies like Google, Adobe, and Comcast to support his organization’s mission. Additionally, Tai has spoken about his work at various conferences and events, including the Adobe Summit and the Peaceful Warriors Summit.

Digital Literacy Pioneer

Shaun Tai is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at BRIDGEGOOD (formerly known as Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center). He is a digital literacy pioneer and founder of the #InspireOakland movement leading design education programs that have positively impacted over 13,000 students in Oakland and Bay Area communities. Shaun is a five-time 40-Under-40 award recipient and is actively involved as a philanthropist, designer, and educator. 

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