Shane Gianino, 36
Shane is chief executive officer at Qstride, a multi-discipline technology solutions provider. Since the company opened in 2012, Shane has worked to bring and keep technologists in Michigan. Without accepting outside funding, Shane has grown his company organically. In two years it has grown 130 percent. Qstride was recently nominated for Michigan’s Top 50 companies to Watch.
As a mentor at Winning Futures, Shane helps prepare students for successful careers and personal lives through the development of character values, goal setting and strategic plans. For the past decade, he has supported and volunteered at multiple nonprofit foundations including the March of Dimes, St. Jude Hospital and the American Cancer Society and through Trinity Lutheran Church.
Shane attended Macomb Community College. He was awarded the Techweek Top 100 Entrepreneurs in Michigan and received an award from the Detroit Regional Chamber for the top 100 Emerging Business Leaders. Shane was nominated for Crain’s 40 under 40 twice, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, and for Automation Alley Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2015.