As President and CEO, Sean serves on NAVEX’s board of directors and leads the executive team. He started his tenure at NAVEX as president and chief operating officer where he led initiatives in strategy, product development, sales and marketing.
Before joining NAVEX, Sean served as executive vice president of the SAP Ariba Network, the world’s largest third-party procurement network with over five million suppliers. Prior to SAP, Sean co-founded the natural language processing and artificial intelligence company, Nuiku, which was sold to Nortek (NASDAQ: NRTK) in 2016.
Sean also served in leadership roles at Microsoft as the managing director of corporate alliances and as group product manager for Microsoft SQL Server Database, an $8 billion business. He joined Microsoft from Nimble where he was the executive vice president of sales and service for the XML virtual data warehouse technology company backed by Madrona Venture Group.
Earlier in his career, Sean led M&A efforts as a director at Drugstore.com; he also played an integral role on the pre-IPO team for this leading online pharmacy backed by Kleiner Perkins. Sean’s career began with 10 years at Deloitte Consulting where he was one of the firm’s youngest practice leaders in ERP.
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.