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Sean Thompson

President and Chief Executive Officer


Sean leads NAVEX’s executive team and serves on NAVEX’s the board of directors. He started his tenure at NAVEX as President and Chief Operating Officer where he led Strategy, Product Development, Sales, and Marketing.

Sean’s career began with 10 years at Deloitte Consulting where he was one of the firm’s youngest practice leaders in ERP. He then moved on to technology startups, most notably pre-IPO This was followed by nearly 10 years with Microsoft, with a variety of roles including group product manager for Microsoft’s $8 billion Database business and managing director of global strategic partnerships. Sean then co-founded the natural language processing and artificial intelligence company, Nuiku, which was sold to Nortek (NASDAQ: NRTK) in 2016. Next on to SAP, where he quickly rose to executive vice president of SAP’s Business Network, the world’s largest B2B and supply chain marketplace.

Sean earned an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Business Administration with high honors from Gonzaga University. He is also a CPA in the State of Washington.

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