CO-FOUNDER of the pioneering, Huffington Post “Twitter Powerhouses Series”, which interviewed hundreds of people in diverse fields – technology, fashion, business, philanthropy, travel, and more – from 2010 to 2013, and is still an influential voice in the digital media conversation.
Working for Apple Inc. right out of high school, Sean has delivered results for multi-national firms like Microsoft, Ford, Ultimate Software, Marriott, and Silicon Valley Bank, and non-profits like World Vision and Charity: Water. He is a board member and VP of Digital Media for the World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He has also been a digital volunteer for GivingTuesday.org since 2012, and helps the UN Foundation promote and expand it online.
He is a thought leader who has given keynote addresses and presentations on digital strategy at NATO Headquarters, Harvard University, the annual Google Conference, the Smithsonian, and at conferences and events in cities on 3 continents, including London, Amman, Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Kazan (Russia) and Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia). Forbes’ #1 Social Media Power Influencer, he’s also been honored as one of the world’s top marketers, writers, thinkers and social good advocates.
He has been profiled in Entrepreneur, Inc, Huffington Post, and Glamour Magazine for his branding tips and marketing expertise; given live commentary on Bloomberg Media, the BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN; and his written work has appeared in Fast Company and Buzzfeed. Though traveling frequently for business, he’s shooting a documentary in 2017 with journalist Rasha Goel, and, working on his next two books.
His passions and interests include; Digital Storytelling, Philanthropy, Mobile Strategy, Virtual Reality, Consulting, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Travel.
Sean’s vision is for a more connected planet, with more people working together to produce more constructive, responsible solutions to our most serious problems.
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