Sean is a proven AI and business strategy executive who helps companies embrace technology shifts and turn them into revenue growth.
Sean played an lead role in the creation of Microsoft's AI strategy, including the first OpenAI partnership. This work created the foundational partnership, culminating in rapid advancements in compute leading to innovations such as ChatGPT.
Sean has been an entrepreneur outside and inside Microsoft for over 25 years, leading teams building some of the most recognizable products to measurable success. His passion is for working closely with established customers, partners, and startups to achieve their goals. Today, he leads a multidisciplinary team helping strategic customers and partners get more out of the Microsoft Cloud for Industry.
Before joining Microsoft, Sean co-founded three internet startups, including a tech incubator at University pioneering early Web and streaming media technology via grants from Microsoft and Williams Corp.
Sean would become a regular presenter in public and private with the Chairman and multiple CEOs of Microsoft. This early pioneering work would lead Sean to help found Windows Media for which he is the co-recipient of a technical Emmy® Award, and later was a part of the Kinect for Xbox launch team.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (8)
Tech Companies and Venture Capital
Technical Emmy Award (professional)
Recipient of Technical Emmy Award for contributions to streaming media platforms.
MIT: Executive Certificate, Artificial Intelligence
Kellogg School of Business | Northwestern: MBA, Microsoft executive bench MBA program
The University of Tulsa: B.S.B.A., Management Information Systems
- Trustee, The University of Tulsa
- Executive Advisor, Tulsa Innovation Labs
- Trustee, Philbrook Museum of Art & Gardens
- Board Advisor, Verinovum
- Investor, 19Days Venture Studio
- Workshop Leader