Shaun Tai //

Shaun Tai is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of BRIDGEGOOD, a 501(c)(3) award-winning design studio for good. With a passion for enhancing tech literacy and opportunity, Shaun has dedicated himself to supporting under-resourced entrepreneurs and emerging Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) student creatives. As the driving force behind, a web application that connects creatives to professional opportunities, Shaun has secured support from, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, and the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation, making it one of the most significant community partnerships in the industry.

Shaun's impressive academic achievements include an MA in Architectural & Urban Design (Interdisciplinary Studies, 4.0 GPA) and a BS in Advertising (Magna Cum Laude, 3.8 GPA) from San Jose State University. He also graduated with honors from Cal State East Bay with a BA in Digital Arts, where he was named the "Distinguished Young Alumnus" of the academic year 2014-15—the highest honor bestowed upon an alum under the age of 45. Shaun has been recognized by several organizations for his work, including Diablo Magazine, which ranked him #6 in their 40 Under 40 entrepreneur campaign, and SF Business Times, which named him a 40 Under 40 alongside the brightest CEOs and directors in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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