Sean brings a track record of expertise in the crypto space, having been a
key decision maker at one of the earliest blockchain startups in Silicon Valley. His expertise is bolstered by extensive experience in and exposure to financial markets through his work in private equity, which has also brought him strong relationships across a number of industries.
From March 2015 to August 2017 Sean served as Vice President of Business Development at Chronicled, Inc., a San Francisco startup applying blockchain technology to secure industrial supply chains. In this role, he built, developed, and bolstered partnerships and was responsible for ensuring client success. Sean oversaw public relations, marketing and social media in addition to organizing and attending visibility campaigns, conferences and events. He collaborated closely with the product and engineering teams to synchronize these efforts with software development and product launches. As a member of Chronicled’s C-Suite, Sean sought consensus with the other members on all aspects of the company’s growth and strategic development. This also involved hiring and setting performance metrics for employees and third-party vendors. His efforts were key to developing and furthering the
strategic business decisions of the company.
Prior to joining Chronicled, Sean served as Chief of Staff at Highstar Capital, an
infrastructure investment fund with approximately US $7 billion under management at the
time. As Chief of Staff, Sean managed various facets of the business, including vetting new investment opportunities; managing high-level relationships with investors and potential investors; coordinating with third parties, including communications firms, placement agents and consultants; and representing the interests of the Managing Partner and Highstar Capital as a whole amidst the competing interests of the parties involved. Sean was instrumental in the successful close of Highstar’s US$2 billion fourth fund, which involved the participation of major institutional investors, including Fortune 100 companies, public pension funds and
sovereign wealth funds.
Sean holds a B.A. in History from Brown University.