Shereen Kassam Best Keynote Speaker

About The Host

Shereen Kassam

An internationally touring comedian and a Fortune 100 manager, Shereen present on topics related to creativity, entrepreneurship, marketing and more.

2021 Orlando Business Journal “40 Under 40”

Stand-Up Comedian

Florida’s Funniest Female Winner


International Women’s Podcasting Award Winner


Ted Talk Speaker

About Shereen

Shereen Kassam

Shereen Kassam

Creative Entrepreneur



…Shereen is an internationally touring stand-up comedian who has performed worldwide on stages from New York to Saigon. Named Florida’s Funniest Female, Shereen has also appeared on HBO and NBC. In addition, she is the previous winner of the Orlando Improv Clash of the Comics and the Brickell Comedy Festival. Shereen has had the opportunity to work with Arsenio Hall, Carlos Mencia, Gina Brillon, Rodney Perry, and Myq Kaplan.

Shereen is also the host of the top-rated Apple podcast – Creative Breakthrough – a podcast that spotlights successful creatives and artist. The International Women’s Podcast Awards crowned Creative Breakthrough the winner in the Moment of Badass Business Advice category.

Shereen also enjoys acting and has appeared in commercials, including for the Florida Lotto, and webseries, such as DROP.

When Shereen’s not touring the world, she’s sipping chai lattes and pouring over data as a Strategy Manager at The Walt Disney Company. Previously, she has worked in various roles at JPMorgan, Deloitte, and Amazon. Shereen received her BA from Brown University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, she resides in Orlando, Florida and has a serious problem saying no to chicken wings.

In 2021, Shereen was honored as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.  And in 2022, Shereen will perform her first Ted Talk.


Thank you for starting off our day with laughter (I am not a morning person so it was quite the accomplishment to get me to laugh). I hope they bring you back next year!

Michelle Gasior, EA at Volvo Construction Equipment (APC, Orlando, FL)

Enjoyed seeing you at APC. Loved you as the MC and your class was fantastic. Thanks for being part of the reason this week was great!

Jesi Bailey, Payton Corporation (APC, Orlando, FL)

You were amazing, but the best part is how real you are. Thank you for a great session!

Tomasa Aponte, Assistant to the CEO at Philadelphia Intl Airport (APC, Orlando, FL)

THANK YOU for all you have done this week with the APC conference. You are a super dynamic host/MC and I have enjoyed all of your introductions as well as your presentation on Work/Life Balance. This week has been incredibly useful and inspiring for me. Thanks for your part.

Heather Vrana, EA to the CEO at Ionis Pharmaceuticals (APC, Orlando, FL)



2019 Florida’s Funniest Finalist (one of eleven comedians)

2018 Florida’s Funniest Female

2017’s Freshwave TV Writing competition Semi-Finalist

2017 HBO Comedy Wings Finalist

2017 NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity

2016 Monsters in the Morning Comedian of the Year Finalist

2016 Florida Laughs for the Holiday’s Winner

2016 Hurricane Vegas Comedy Competition Winner

2016/2015 Orlando Improv Clash of the Comics Winner

2015 Inaugural Brickell Comedy Festival Winner



Festival Appearances


LaughFest (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Asheville Comedy Festicval (Asheville, North Carolina)

Out of Bounds (Austin, Texas)

The World Series of Comedy (Las Vegas, Nevada)

The Women in Comedy Festival (Boston, Massachusetts)

SheDot Comedy Festival (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

American Black Film Festival (Miami, Florida)

StandUp NBC (Atlanta, Georgia)

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