As President & COO for NAVEX, Sean leads go-to-market planning and execution and supports customer success, product innovation and operational excellence strategies. Sean is also a member of the NAVEX board of directors.
Sean began his career at Deloitte Consulting, where he managed service line delivery in areas such as ERP (SAP), Business Intelligence, Process Reengineering, Risk Analysis (Audit) and M&A advisory (Tax). He also served as a member of Deloitte’s Senior Management Advisory Committee.
Subsequently, Sean spent time with two startups; most notably as part of the pre-IPO team at drugstore.com where he was director of venture integration, then at Nimble Technology as Vice President of Sales and Services prior to the sale of Nimble to Actuate. This startup experience was followed by nearly 10 years with Microsoft in a variety of roles including Director of Product Management within the Server and Tools Division and Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships in the Enterprise Group. Sean then became CEO and Co-founder of Nuiku, a leading-edge natural language processing and AI company delivering voice-driven user interfaces to enterprise applications and home automation domains. Nuiku was sold to Nortek (NASDAQ: NRTK) in 2016, after which Sean moved on to SAP. There he served as Chief Revenue Officer for the Small & Medium ERP business unit and then as EVP of SAP’s Business Network, the world’s largest B2B commerce marketplace with over 5 million trading partners transacting over $4T in commerce annually.
Sean received his Master in Business Administration from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Business Administration with high honors from Gonzaga University. Sean also holds a CPA in the State of Washington.