Shaun Ghulam, CEO of DMINDED shares his inspirational story on CTV News. Discussing his struggles with stuttering, constant failures and life success.

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Meet Shaun Ghulam - one man who turned his stutter into his success. This “2018 Small & Mighty Young Professional of the Year” is an influential and inspirational entrepreneur, with extensive experience in the digital media world. Today, he is the CEO of DMINDED, TEDxBrampton lead organizer, founder of Brampton Proud, creator of Shaun Small Talk Community Podcast and a Motivational Speaker inspiring the world one word at a time.

Shaun’s story is one of a true zero to hero. Shaun’s past was peppered with bullying, negativity, and constant failure. Yet, in the face of adversity, Shaun rose from the ashes - transforming from a struggling young man, equipped with nothing but a dream, to quickly climbing the ladder of entrepreneurial success. His story was featured on CTV News Toronto in 2018 with Michelle Dubé.

Through sheer hard work and determination, Shaun did what few people whom stutter do - fulfilled his dreams. By embracing his struggle, instead of trying to “cure” it, Shaun has created a life of great prosperity for himself and his family. Today, he wants to pay it forward - continuing to help others do the same..

Shaun has been working alongside highly-esteemed start-ups, small businesses, and large corporate brands. Shaun’s mission is to provide a personalized experience and collaborative approach in solving business issues, while proving to others that, with the right “DMIND-set,” anything is possible.

Shaun is well-recognized across the region - being an award recipient for the Brampton Board of Trade - Top 40 Under 40. He is also a 2019 and 2018 nominee for the Toronto Region Board of Trade Young Professional of the Year and, in 2017, was nominated for a Brampton Board of Trade – Business Excellence Award for Mentorship to name a few.

Beyond all this, Shaun is a proud dad, loving husband, and a die-hard Raptors fan.


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Ready to be inspired? Shaun Ghulam will move, empower and inspire the crowd. His story is second to none and is guaranteed to motivate the crowd in ways you never experienced before.


Building a business from the ground up is tough as nails. Shaun Ghulam has the formula and is ready to speak on it. Experience the winner's mentality to build up a profitable business.


Having experienced life's toughest obstacles, Shaun can touch base on multiple topics. All presentations are catered to your audience to leave a long-lasting impression.