Shawn Konopinsky is the CEO of Nascent, a boutique digital product design and development consultancy building products for companies like XBox, Yahoo, TELUS, Associated Press, Xerox PARC, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

In 2006, after working in Redmond as a Program Manager for Microsoft Office, Shawn founded Infusion’s User Experience practice. He co-founded Nascent in 2009. Shawn holds a BSc in Computer Science with a focus on Human/Computer Interaction from University of Toronto where he is currently an invited Lecturer, teaching a third-year course called “Computers and Society”.